Gardaí have arrested a man and seized approximately €77,000 worth of drugs following a search operation in Co. Roscommon today.
Gardaí searched a residential property in Castleplunket at approximately 10:30am this morning.
During the course of the search, Gardaí discovered a sophisticated cannabis growhouse on the grounds of the property.
The value of the suspected cannabis plants recovered by Gardaí was approximately €56,800.
Gardaí also seized approximately €20,000 of cannabis.
In total €76,800 worth of cannabis was recovered (pending analysis).
A man in his early 40s was arrested in relation to this seizure and is currently detained under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 at Castlerea Garda station.
He can be held for up to 7 days.