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250 suspected cannabis plants seized after house and land searched

250 suspected cannabis plants were seized by Gardaí, following the discovering a grow house in Killarney, Co. Kerry yesterday (Thursday, April 16th). 

Shortly after 10.30am, Gardaí from the Kerry Divisional Drugs Unit, assisted by Killarney Gardaí and the Southern Region Dog Unit, executed a search warrant at a house and its land outside of the town. 

During the course of the search Gardaí discovered 250 suspected cannabis plants, which were at “an early stage of growth”, according to a spokesperson for An Garda Síochána.

“If grown to maturity and sold, the plants would have a potential street value of €206,000.” 

Gardaí also seized €100 in cannabis herb, €2,500 in cash and a weighing scales. The suspected cannabis plants and herb will now be sent for analysis.

No arrests have been made but Gardaí have said they are following a definite line of enquiry.

Image source: An Garda Síochána 

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