Local Shock as Gardaí Net Drugs Haul in House Raid

Cahereen Heights in Castleisland where a Garda raid yesterday evening yielded a drugs haul of over €30,000. Photograph of drugs Courtesy of An Gárda Síochána Facebook.

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.


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