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Ballymount

Gardaí uncover large cannabis grow house and seize €1.5m-worth of plants

Two men have been arrested.

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GARDAÍ HAVE ARRESTED two men in Dublin following the seizure of an estimated €1.5 million-worth of cannabis (pending analysis).

As part of an ongoing investigation into the sale and supply of drugs in the Crumlin district, gardaí carried out a search at a premises in Ballymount Estate, Ballymount, Dublin 12.

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During the search, gardaí discovered a cannabis grow house with an estimated 1,500 plants in varying stages of growth, along with approximately 48kg of vacuum-packed cannabis herb.

Gardaí also seized €70,000 in cash during a follow-up search at a house on the northside of Dublin.

The two men, aged 54 and 44, were arrested and are being detained under the provisions of section two of the Drug Trafficking Act at Crumlin and Sundrive Road garda stations. The investigation is ongoing.

Read: Garda dog unit helps to find nearly €250k worth of cannabis in Kildare

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