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Drugs Seizure in Kilcullen, Kildare on the 13/6/17

Drugs Seizure in Kilcullen, Kildare on the 13/6/17

Gardaí in the Naas District have seized an estimated €500,000 worth of cannabis plants and €20,000 of cocaine (pending analysis).

On Tuesday 13th June 2017 at approximately 9am, Gardaí from the Naas District were alerted to an ongoing fire at a residence in Old Kilcullen, Kilcullen, Co Kildare. After gaining entry to the residence, Gardaí discovered a sophisticated grow house in operation which contained approximately 826 cannabis plants at various stages of growth.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.

In the past 48 hours Gardaí have seized an estimated €1.2 million of cannabis in 4 separate operations.

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.

Photographs of the drug seizure is available at: https://www.facebook.com/angardasiochana/