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18th Jan 2019

PICS: €360,000 worth of marijuana seized in Tramore

Carl Kinsella

cash in transit robbery

450 plants in total.

A spokesperson for An Garda Síochána has confirmed that a large quantity of drugs was seized in Tramore, County Waterford on Friday afternoon (18 January).

In a planned operation, Garda from Tramore Garda Station, assisted by the Regional Armed Support Unit, searched a premises at Riverstown Business Park.

Photos from the scene show an abundance of marijuana growing at the location.

Gardaí claim that there were over 450 plants being grown at the scene, and the marijuana was valued at €360,000.

A man in his 40s was arrested at the scene and is currently detained at Tramore Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.

The man has not been named.

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