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Cannabis plants seized in Wexford raid

One man was arrested after Gardaí discovered cannabis plants worth an estimated €250,000 at the house in Screen in Wexford.

Cannabis plants (File photo)
Cannabis plants (File photo)
Image: AP Photo/Teresa Crawford

GARDAÍ HAVE SEIZED cannabis plants worth an estimated quarter of a million euro from a house in Wexford.

The plants were discovered at Ballybeg Great in Screen during a search operation carried out as part of an investigation into the sale of drugs in the area.

A 42-year-old man was arrested in connection with the seizure. He is currently being detained at Enniscorthy Garda Station.

Gardaí said the plants were in various stages of maturity and had an estimated street value of €250,000, subject to analysis.

Investigations are continuing into the sale of drugs in the area.

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