€240,000 worth of cannabis seized in Leitrim 1 month ago

€240,000 worth of cannabis seized in Leitrim

Two men have been arrested as a result.

Gardaí have arrested two men following the discovery of a cannabis grow house containing €240,000 of suspected cannabis plants in Carrigallen, Leitrim on Friday (6 August).

The discovery was made at a house in Carrigallen at approximately 10am on Friday morning by Gardaí and Detectives from the Sligo /Leitrim Division.

Approximately 300 cannabis plants (pending analysis) were seized along with growing equipment including lights, fans and an irrigation system.

Two men, both aged in their mid-20s, were arrested at the house and conveyed to Carrick on Shannon Garda Station where they are currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

Investigations are ongoing.