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Weedy business Two arrested after gardai seize 130 cannabis plants worth over €200K at Drogheda growhouse

Officers seized approximately 130 cannabis plants at various stages of growth and a 5kg bag of cannabis herb.

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Two men were arrested after a huge drugs haul in Louth, where €204,000 of cannabis was found including 130 plants.

As part of an intelligence led operation by Gardaí attached to Ballyjamesduff in Co Cavan, a search warrant was obtained for a house at Riverbank, Drogheda.

A search took place on Sunday afternoon, February 28, and a cannabis grow house was discovered.

Officers seized approximately 130 cannabis plants at various stages of growth and a 5kg bag of cannabis herb.

All of the drugs will be sent for analysis. The estimated street value of the drugs is approximately €204,000.

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Two men - aged in their mid thirties and late thirties - were arrested in relation to this search.

They are currently being detained at Bailieboro Garda station under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act of 1996.

According to gardaí, the investigation remains ongoing.

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