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€528,000 worth of drugs discovered at suspected Roscommon grow house

Jan 30, 2023 20:15 By Shannonside News
€528,000 worth of drugs discovered at suspected Roscommon grow house
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Investigations are ongoing.

Gardai have arrested two people following the discovery of a suspected cannabis grow-house and €528,000 Cannabis in west Roscommon.

At approximately 1pm on Monday 30th January 2023, Gardaí from the Roscommon Divisional Drugs Unit assisted by Gardaí from Castlerea conducted a search of a premises under warrant as part of Operation Tara in Ballaghaderreen, County Roscommon.

During the course of this search, a suspected cannabis grow-house was discovered by Gardaí.

Suspected cannabis plants with an estimated value of €288,000 were seized along with approximately €240,000 of processed cannabis.

All of the drugs seized is valued at approximately €528,000, pending analysis from Forensic Science Ireland.

A woman in her 50s and a man in his 60s were arrested at the scene. They are both currently being detained at Castlerea Garda Station under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

Investigations are ongoing.

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