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Drug seizure and arrest in Co. Cavan on the 11/2/13

As part of a planned operation targeting the cultivation of cannabis in the Cavan area Gardai have seized cannabis plants and arrested two males.

Gardai from Bailieboro carried out a planned search of a warehouse on the outskirts of Virginia, Co. Cavan this morning and discovered cannabis plants with an estimated street value of up to €700,000 (pending analysis). 

Two males in their 20’s were arrested at the scene and are currently detained at Bailieboro Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984. The scene has been preserved for a technical examination.