Garda arrested a man in Dundalk for farming cannabis in a grow house. The arrest was recorded on August 18, morning.
Gardai seized the house and irrigation system associated with the cannabis cultivation. The suspected cannabis worth €310,000.
Garda’s statement says that seizure was made after 8 am this Tuesday morning and the members of the Dundalk District Drugs Unit, Dundalk Detective Unit and uniformed members executed the proceedings. The search of house happened under a warrant at Castle Road, Dundalk.
‘In the course of the search cannabis plants (pending analysis) at varying stages of growth were located and seized along with approximately 13Kg of suspected cannabis herb.’
The total value of the plants and drugs seized is believed to be in excess of €310,000.’Said in the statement.
The suspect is a man in his early 20s and is now held at the Garda station, Dundalk under the provisions of section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984