Cannabis worth €800,000 discovered in substantial grow house in Waterford 2 years ago

Cannabis worth €800,000 discovered in substantial grow house in Waterford

Two Vietnamese men were arrested and are currently detained at Tramore Garda Station.

In excess of 1,000 cannabis plants at various stages of growth, with an estimated value of €800,000 (analysis pending), were seized at a substantial grow house in Waterford on Thursday,

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As part of an intelligence-led operation, Gardaí from Tramore Drugs Unit, assisted by the Armed Support Unit in Waterford, executed a search warrant at an industrial premises in the Waterford Airport Business Park at 6pm on Thursday.

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During the operation, a substantial grow house was discovered containing over 1,000 cannabis plants with an estimated value of €800,000.

Two Vietnamese men (32 and 43 years) were arrested at the scene and are currently detained at Tramore Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drugs Trafficking) Act, 1996 as amended.