Man charged after cannabis herb discovered at house in Edgeworthstown

A man in 30s has been charged after a quantity of cannabis herb was seized in Edgeworthstown on Wednesday afternoon.

The man was detained after a joint Garda operation with customs officers targeted a house in the town yesterday.

Cannabis herb worth an estimated €5,000 was seized at the premises and sent away for further analysis.

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A man arrested at the scene was taken to Granard Garda station for questioning where he was subsequently charged and released.

He will appear at a later sitting of the local District Court.