Man arrested following €60,000 cannabis seizure in Kildare 3 weeks ago

Man arrested following €60,000 cannabis seizure in Kildare

A search of a house was carried out on Sunday.

Gardaí in Kildare are investigating following a seizure of drugs at a house in Rosconnell, Newbridge, on Sunday afternoon (19 May).

Following on from investigations, a warrant was obtained and a search conducted at the house in question.

A growhouse was discovered and a quantity of cannabis at different stages of growth with an estimated street value in excess of €60,000 - subject to analysis - was seized.

One man, aged in his mid 40s and originally from eastern Europe, was arrested at the scene.

He is currently being detained at Newbridge Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

Investigations are ongoing.

Images from the seizure can be found below.