€164K of cannabis seized in Newbridge

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Gardai in Newbridge seized €164,000 worth of cannabis plants from a grow house in Newbridge last night.

As part of an ongoing operation targeting the sale and supply of controlled drugs in the Kildare area Gardai seized drugs and arrested two males following a search of a house in Newbridge on Thursday evening.

At approximately 9pm Gardai from Kildare and Newbridge conducted a planned search of a house in School Lane, Suncroft, The Curragh. A grow house was discovered with cannabis plants at various stages of growth with an estimated street value of up to €164,000 (pending analysis).

Two males, 27 and 29 year old, were arrested at the scene and are currently detained under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 at Newbridge Garda Station.




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