Man (40s) arrested after drugs seizure in Ballaghaderreen

A man in his 40s was arrested on Tuesday in connection with the seizure of cannabis plants worth an estimated value in excess of €90,000 in Ballaghaderreen.

Gardaí seized the drugs following searches at two properties. At an initial search of a property in Ballaghaderreen, cannabis plants with an estimated value of €44,800 were seized. A man, aged in his 40s, was arrested in connection with this seizure. He has since been released and a file has been sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions.

During a follow-up search at another location nearby, Gardaí seized cannabis plants with a value of €46,400.

Investigations are ongoing and the drugs have been sent for further analysis.