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Gardaí seize €300k worth of cannabis from Roscommon shed

A man in his 30s was arrested at the scene after Gardaí seized 380 cannabis plants from the shed.

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GARDAÍ HAVE SEIZED cannabis plants worth an estimated €300,000 from a shed in Roscommon.

The drugs were found  in what Gardaí have described as an  ”elaborate” cannabis-growing operation.

Gardaí from the Roscommon Divisional Drug Unit and the local detective unit carried out the search of the premises in Athleague yesterday afternoon based on intelligence received.

A total of 380 cannabis plants were seized during the operation.

A man in his 30s was arrested at the scene. He is being held at Roscommon Garda station and investigations are continuing.

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