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Three people charged after gardaí discover €200k worth of cannabis in Sligo house

The drugs were found during the search of a house at Cloonloo at around noon on Saturday.
Mar 11th 2019, 7:33 AM 11,114 0

THREE PEOPLE HAVE been charged and are due to appear in court this morning over the seizure of an estimated €200,000 worth of cannabis in Co Sligo over the weekend. 

The drugs were found during the search of a house at Cloonloo at around noon on Saturday.

During the search, gardaí discovered a cannabis cultivation operation, containing around 250 cannabis plants as well as processed cannabis herb.

Subject to analysis, the drugs have a street value of €200,000.

A man and woman in their 30s, and a man in his late 20s, were arrested at the scene.

They were detained at Ballymote Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.

Three people are due to appear before Donegal District Court at 10.30am this morning charged in relation to the seizure. 

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