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Pensioner Arrested After Gardai Seize €350,000 Worth Of Cannabis Plants

By Sarah

July 4, 2017 at 7:04am


Gardai in Listowel, Kerry, have arrested a man in his 60's after they discovered €350,000 worth of cannabis.

As part of an investigation into the sale and supply of controlled drugs in the Kerry area have seized cannabis plants and dried cannabis, Gardai from Listowel carried out a planned search of a house in Moyvane yesterday afternoon. 

During the course of the search cannabis plants at various stages of maturity and dried cannabis with a combined estimated street value of up to €350,000 (pending analysis) was discovered in what is described as a sophisticated grow house. 

A male in his 60’s was arrested at the scene and is currently detained under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 at Listowel Garda Station.

The scene has been preserved and is being technically examined.

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