arrests Ballymote

  • Two men are to appear before a sitting of Carrick on Shannon District court today following the detection of a cannabis grow house in Ballymote, County Sligo.

    One of the men, an 18 year old, is also charged in connection with 12 thefts from cars dating back to February 2020.

    The Gardaí in Ballymote executed a search warrant at a house yesterday (Thursday) and discovered a grow house containing suspected cannabis plants with an estimated value of €15,200 (pending analysis), and a quantity of cash.

    The search and seizure forms part of ongoing operations targeting the sale and supply of drugs in the Sligo/Leitrim Garda Division.

    Two men aged 18 and 43 were arrested at the scene and were detained at Ballymote Garda Station.
     
    Both have been charged in connection with the grow house detection.

    They are due to appear before Carrick on Shannon District Court today(Friday).