Man held over Offaly drug seizure
A man in his 30s has been arrested following the discovery of a grow house in Co Offaly today.
The man was detained after gardaí from the National Drugs Unit backed up by members from Tullamore Garda station searched a house in Geashill and discovered the grow house in two sheds at the rear of the premises.
A large quantity of cannabis plants with an estimated street value of €280,000 were also recovered in the raid.
The man is being held under section 2 of the Criminal Justice Act at Tullamore Garda station.
A garda spokesman said the operation was carried out as part of an ongoing investigation.