Gardaí have seized approximately €130,000-worth of suspected cannabis following a search of a residence in Co Longford on Saturday afternoon.
The drugs were located following a search conducted under warrant by gardaí attached to the Roscommon/Longford Divisional Drugs Unit.
The residence in Aughnacliffe was searched at about 1pm, during which a “sophisticated cannabis growhouse” was also located in two bedrooms and the basement.
Gardaí have seized €130,000 of suspected cannabis during a search operation in Co Longford. The discovery was made when the Roscommon/Longford Divisional Drugs Unit conducted a search of a house Aughnacliffe on Saturday afternoon. A man in his mid 30s was arrested. pic.twitter.com/haLG8VM9Nu
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Cannabis plants worth an estimated €45,000 and cannabis herb worth approximately €85,000 were seized by gardaí and a man in his 30s was arrested at the scene.
The man is currently being held at Granard Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.