Grow house discovered in Newbridge

Cannabis was found in search.
Newbridge Gardai are investigating the discovery of a cannabis growhouse in Newbridge.

Newbridge Gardai are investigating the discovery of a cannabis growhouse in Newbridge.

Following a search on Thursday, March 28, Gardai from the National Drugs Unit as well as local Gardai carried out a search on a domestic house in the town just after 2pm.

Cannabis plants, valued at e126,000 were discovered.

The upstairs of the house had been converted.

One male was arrested at the scene and was brought to Newbridge Garda Station.

A total of e750,000 worth of cannabis plants were discovered as part of the national operation which took place that day.

The plants were seized Waterford, Wexford and Carlow as well as Newbridge.

And approxtimately approximately e60,000 cash was also seized.

The man who was arrested was one of six.

- Conor McHugh