In a development which shocked the community here last evening, Gardai raided a house in the Castleisland area and seized over 30 cannabis plants and other drugs.
Drugs Worth Over €30,000
The plants have an estimated value of €25,000 and it is understood that a further €6,000 worth of various other drugs were found during the course of a search at the same property.
A man, aged in his 40s, was arrested for questioning before being released. A file is to be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.
Sent for Analysis
The planned search was conducted at Cahereen Heights shortly after 5pm yesterday.
It is believed, what is thought to be cannabis herb, cannabis resin, magic mushrooms and banned tablets were also discovered and have been sent for expert analysis.
The Maine Valley Post has, is and always will be a free resource for the people of the locality and its wider diaspora.
When we started in 2013, the intention was to be a weekly, online newsletter. Over time, the site has evolved into a much different beast with multiple updates on a daily basis.
Because of its nature as a digital publication, it brings with it certain expenses: computers and cameras that require updating and maintenance; internet hosting and access; to say nothing of the time and hard work that goes into the site. It all adds up…
Our online community has always been our greatest asset and a vocal supporter of the Maine Valley Post since day one.
Please take a moment to click on the link below to see how you can directly contribute to our continued growth and success. Thank you for taking the time……..John Reidy. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org / Tel: 087 23 59 467.