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€31000 worth of cannabis seized following search of Roscommon home

Jan 19, 2021 09:01 By Shannonside News
€31000 worth of cannabis seized following search of Roscommon home €31000 worth of cannabis seized following search of Roscommon home
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Gardaí have seized more than €31,000 worth of suspected cannabis plants and cannabis herb following the search of a house in Knockcroghery in Roscommon

Gardaí have seized more than €31,000 worth of suspected cannabis plants and cannabis herb following the search of a house in Knockcroghery in Roscommon on Saturday last.

Gardaí from the Divisional Drugs Unit carried out a search of a house in Knockcroghery shortly before 5pm and a suspected cannabis grow house was located.

A quantity of cannabis plants valued at approximately €27,700 and a quantity of cannabis herb (pending analysis) valued at €3,400 were seized.

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A man in his mid-20s was arrested at the scene and brought to Castlerea Garda station where he was detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

He has since been released without charge and a file is to be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

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