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Monday, 1st March 2021

Two arrested as cannabis worth €204,000 seized at grow house in Drogheda

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Some of the cannabis plants discovered at a grow house at Riverbank. Photo: AnGarda Siochana.

Two men, both in their thirties, were arrested after Gardaí discovered a cannabis grow house yesterday, 28th February, 2021  at a house in Riverbank on the Rathmullan Road in Drogheda.

The discovery came as a result of an intelligence led operation by Gardaí attached to Ballyjamesduff in County Cavan.

A search warrant was obtained for a house at Riverbank, Drogheda, Co. Louth and the search took place on Sunday afternoon.

During the course of the search a cannabis grow house was discovered with approximately 130 cannabis plants at various stages of growth and 5kg of cannabis herb which was bagged.

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

Two men (mid 30s and early 30s) were arrested in relation to this search and are currently detained under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996 at Bailieboro Garda station.

Garda Investigations are ongoing.

The bagged cannabis seized by Gardaí at a house in Riverbank yesterday.

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