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Green fingers Man charged after gardai seize €40,000 of cannabis herb and plants in Ardrahan, Co Galway

During the course of the search cannabis plants with an estimated street value of €20,000 and cannabis herb with an estimated street value of €20,000 were seized"

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A man is due in court after €40,000 worth of cannabis herb and plants were discovered by Gardai during a raid Co Galway yesterday.

He was arrested by Gardaí attached to the Galway Divisional Drugs Unit who carried out a search of a premises at Ardrahan at approximately 5.30pm.

“During the course of the search cannabis plants with an estimated street value of €20,000 and cannabis herb with an estimated street value of €20,000 were seized,” a garda spokesperson said.

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Cannabis plants

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Cannabis plants

“The drugs will now be sent for analysis.

“One man, aged in his late 40s, was arrested at the scene and was detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at Galway Garda Station.”

They added: “He has since been charged in relation to the incident, released on station bail and is due to appear at Galway District Court on Monday 22nd March, 2021. Investigations are ongoing.”

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