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10 Aug 2022

Man arrested after cannabis growing operation discovered in the Midlands

Man arrested after cannabis growing operation discovered in the Midlands

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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