Man arrested after cannabis growing operation discovered in the Midlands
A man has been arrested after a cannabis growing operation was discovered in the Midlands today (Friday)
Gardaí have seized an estimated €270,000 worth of cannabis plants and arrested a man following a search of a property in Laois.
Shortly after 8am this morning, Gardaí carried out a search of a property in Mountrath in Laois. €270,000 worth of cannabis plants (pending analysis) was seized.
A male in his 30s was arrested at the scene and is currently being detained under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at Portlaoise Garda station.
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