Grow house containing €206,000 worth of cannabis discovered in Killarney
250 suspected cannabis plants have been discovered in Killarney.
Gardaí in Kerry have discovered a grow house containing 250 suspected cannabis plants with a potential street value of just over €200,000.
Shortly after 10.30am on Thursday (16 April), 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 Killarney town.
250 suspected cannabis plants - in the early stages of their growth - were discovered. Gardaí estimate that in their mature state, the plants would have been worth €206,000.
Photos of the produce were posted on Garda social media channels, and shows just how early in their life-cycle the plants were.
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 as of Friday morning, but Gardaí say they are following a definite line of enquiry.