As part on an ongoing intelligence lead operation, a house was searched at Mountpleasant, Kildimo, Co Limerick by Gardai from Newcastle West and the Divisional Drug Unit from Henry Street on the 1st October 2015.
During the course of the search Gardai discovered a cannabis plant cultivation operation in place at the house. A total of €140,000 worth of cannabis plants (pending analysis) at various stages of maturity were discovered. The scene was preserved for a technical examination, there were no arrest. Investigations are continuing.
These operations use advanced analytical and intelligence methods to disrupt criminals and dismantle their networks. Drug seizures play a critical role in targeting the livelihood of criminals and reducing their ability to carry out illegal activities. Drug seizures also help protect communities from the devastating impact of drugs and the associated criminality.