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Cannabis worth over €30k found at Union Hall ‘grow house'

January 28th, 2019 11:21 AM

By Southern Star Team

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GARDAÍ have arrested a man in his 30s and seized cannabis herb and cannabis plants worth approximately €31,500 following the discovery of a grow house in Union Hall on Saturday.  

Shortly before 3pm, Gardaí from Clonakilty, assisted by the West Cork Divisional Drugs Unit, searched a house in the Union Hall area.

During the course of the search, gardaí seized suspected cannabis plants at various stages of growth with an potential street value of approximately €23,000. Gardaí also seized suspected cannabis herb worth approximately €7,500.

The suspected drugs will now be sent for analysis.  

A man in his 30s was arrested at the scene and brought to Clonakility Garda Station where he was later released without charge.

A file will be prepared for the DPP.

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