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Cannabis seized and man arrested in Co. Carlow on the 30/3/14

Gardaí have seized cannabis plants and arrested a male during an overnight operation in Co. Carlow.

At approximately 2.15am this morning (30/3/2014) Gardaí searched a house in the Fairways area of Carlow town. During the search cannabis plants with an estimated street value of €120,000 (pending analysis) were seized. Equipment for the cultivation of cannabis plants was also discovered. A male aged in his late 20s was arrested at the scene and is detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996, at Carlow Garda Station. (He can be held for up to 7-days.)

An examination of the scene is currently underway and enquiries are ongoing.