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26 Jun 2022

Offaly gardaí raid cannabis growhouse near Tullamore town centre

€68,000 worth of cannabis was seized

Offaly gardaí raid cannabis growhouse near Tullamore town centre

Offaly gardaí raid cannabis growhouse near Tullamore town centre

Gardaí in Tullamore have arrested a man in his 20s in relation to a cannabis growhouse uncovered on the Sragh Road in the town this week.

During a planned operation at 6pm on Wednesday, June 6, gardaí raided the house and seized €68,000 worth of cannabis. €56,000 worth was being cultivated while a further €12,000 had been prepared for market.

SEE ALSO: Gardai make arrests after €50,000 drugs find in Offaly town

The man, who is orginally from Eastern Europe, was arrested at the scene and detained at Tullamore Garda Station under drug trafficking laws. 

Gardaí are continuing their investigations into the discovery. 

SEE ALSO: Gardaí seize €6,500 worth of illegal cigarettes in Tullamore raid

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