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Drug seizures and arrests at Listowel, Kerry on the 26/11/09

A male was arrested at the scene.

Gardai from Listowel this evening, the 26/11/09 carried out a search of a house in north Kerry. During the search a large number of cannabis plants were recovered. The estimated street value (subject to analysis) is €220,000. A small quantity of cannabis herb was also recovered.

A male aged in his 30's was arrested at the scene and is currently being detained under Section 2 of the Drug Trafficking Act at Listowel Garda Station.

In a follow up operation a woman aged in her 20’s was also arrested and is being detained at Tralee Garda Station, also under the Drug Trafficking Act.


The investigation is ongoing.



Garda Press Office.

26/11/09   2300 hours