25/01/2013

Cannabis Worth An Estimated €900,000 Seized In Raids

Cannabis with an estimated street value of €900,000 has been seized in separate raids in Limerick, Wexford and Cavan.

The Co Limerick search, carried out in an open area at Ballyhahill, Glin, uncovered approximately €400,000 of the drug.

No arrests were made and investigations are ongoing.

In Co Wexford a 42-year-old man was arrested following the discovery of an estimated €250,000 worth of cannabis.

An ongoing investigation by garda from the Divisional Drugs Unit attached to Wexford found the cannabis plants in a house at Ballybeg Great, Screen.

And in Cavan another 42-year-old man was arrested and €250,000 worth of cannabis seized in a planned search of a house at Swellen Park.

The man, who was arrested at the scene, is currently being detained at Cavan Garda Station.

(H/GK)

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