Cannabis plants worth €110,000 seized following discovery of Cavan grow house

Man is arrested after search operation at property in Bailieboro on Friday

Plants found during a Garda search in Co Cavan on Friday. Photograph: An Garda Síochána

Plants found during a Garda search in Co Cavan on Friday. Photograph: An Garda Síochána

 

A man has been arrested and cannabis plants worth €110,000 have been seized following the discovery of a grow house in Bailieboro, Co Cavan.

Shortly after 12.15pm on Friday, gardaí from the Cavan/Monaghan Divisional Drugs Unit, assisted by the Armed Support Unit and local gardaí, searched a property in Bailieboro.

During the search, gardaí discovered a grow house in a shed at the rear of the property. The grow house contained 137 suspected cannabis plants.

A man in his 40s was arrested at the scene. He is currently being detained at Bailieboro Garda station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.