Man charged after Gardaí raid cannabis growhouses worth €450000 in Galway

first_img The growhouse discovered at Corr na Mona in Co Galway Source: Facebook/GardaíUpdated 3.12pm 8/2/17A MAN IN his 40s has been charged in connection with yesterday’s seizure of cannabis plants worth €450,000.Gardaí raided a property at Corr na Mona in Co Galway where the Divisional Drugs Unit discovered “a highly sophisticated growhouse”.The plants there have an estimated street value of €450,000, with a quantity of dry cannabis also being discovered.The Galway raid stemmed from an arrest of a driver in his 40s at the Sally Gap in Co Wicklow on Monday night. After the man’s car was stopped and searched cannabis herb with a street value of €2,000 was seized.The man appeared before Bray District Court at 2pm today charged in relation with the seizure. Source: Facebook/Gardaí Source: Facebook/GardaíYesterday, another man in his 20s was arrested following a raid at a property in Co Carlow. He is currently being held at Carlow Garda Station.The grow house, containing cannabis plants “at a mature stage of growth” and with an estimated street value of €250,000, was discovered at a property at Killedmond, Borris, in the southeastern county.The house in question had been sealed off for a forensic investigation.With reporting from Sean Murray.Comments have been turned off as the case is now before the courts.Read: Simon Harris ‘pleased to announce’ Crumlin Hospital scoliosis theatre to open in AprilRead: FactCheck: Are Michael O’Leary and Ryanair right about Dublin Airport charges increasing? Feb 8th 2017, 3:12 PM Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article By Cianan Brennan Wednesday 8 Feb 2017, 3:12 PM 40,556 Views Short URL 52 Comments Share522 Tweet Email Man charged after Gardaí raid cannabis growhouses worth €450,000 in Galway Two men had been arrested in relation to the raids.last_img read more