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Man arrested in seizure of cannabis plants worth €90,000

The man in his 30s is being held at Bray Garda Station.

Bray Garda Station, where the man arrested yesterday is being held.
Bray Garda Station, where the man arrested yesterday is being held.
Image: Gareth Chaney/Photocall Ireland

GARDAÍ HAVE ARRESTED a man in the seizure of cannabis plants with estimated street value of €90,000 in Wicklow.

The arrest and seizure yesterday follow an intelligence-let operation targeting the sale and supply of controlled drugs in the Wicklow area. Gardaí said they carried out a planned search of two adjoining houses on Quill Road, Kilmacanogue, at 1pm.

Cannabis plants at various stages of growth were discovered with an estimated street value of up to €90,000. A man in his early 30s was arrested at the scene and is currently detained at Bray Garda Station.

The scene is currently preserved for a technical a examination.

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