Gardaí raid cannabis growhouse in Dublin

Two arrested after drugs worth €25,000 found in business park

Gardaí have arrested two men following the discovery of a cannabis grow house and a number of stolen cars at a business premises.

Gardaí have arrested two men following the discovery of a cannabis grow house and a number of stolen cars at a business premises.

Thu, Apr 25, 2013, 07:13

Gardaí have arrested two men following the discovery of a cannabis grow house and a number of stolen cars at a business premises.

Yesterday morning gardai intercepted a van at the Rosemount Business Park in Ballycoolin, Dublin in which two men were travelling.

The suspects, one of whom was aged in his thirties, the other in his sixties, were arrested and detained at Blanchardstown garda station under section four of the Criminal Justice Act.

Following this, gardai carried out a search of a unit in the same business park which resulted in the discovery of a cannabis grow house with drugs worth an estimated €125,000.

They also recovered a Hyundai Santa Fe and Volkswagen Jetta which were thought to have been stolen in Navan, Co Meath earlier this month.

Three other cars, a motorcycle and spare parts were also seized. The scene was sealed off for forensic examination last night.