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Man (20s) arrested after gardaí seize €122k worth of cannabis from growhouse

Gardaí said they seized 153 cannabis plants.

The seized cannabis.
The seized cannabis.
Image: Garda Press Office


GARDAÍ THIS MORNING arrested a man in his 20s following a search operation in Athlone, Westmeath. 

Officers carried out a search of a commercial premises at around 10.45am this morning on the Dublin Road.

A suspected cannabis growhouse was discovered and 153 cannabis plants with an estimated value of €122,400 were seized. 

A man in his mid-20s was arrested at the scene and is currently being detained at Athlone Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.

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