Drugs Worth Around €200,000 Seized In North Kerry Yesterday

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GARDAÍ have seized cannabis plants and cannabis herb with an estimated value of €200,000, pending analysis, at a premises in north Kerry.

As part of an on-going operation targeting the illegal sale and supply of controlled drugs in the Kerry area, approximately 100 mature cannabis plants and 6.5 kilos of cannabis herb were discovered and seized yesterday afternoon  shortly before 4.30pm.

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The seizure came following a planned search of a premises at Kilmorna area of Listowel, by the Kerry Divisional Drugs Unit and Listowel District Drugs Unit.

The scene is  preserved for technical examination. One man, aged 42 years, was arrested and is currently detained at Listowel Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

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