Gardai Seize Suspected Cannabis And Cash In Killarney

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Some of the suspected cannabis plants seized.

Gardaí have seized over 250 suspected cannabis plants after discovering a grow house in Killarney, on Thursday.

Shortly after 10.30am, Gardaí from the Kerry Divisional Drugs Unit, assisted by Killarney Gardaí and the Southern Region Dog Unit, executed a search warrant at a house and its land outside of Killarney town.

During the course of the search Gardaí found 250 suspected cannabis plants, which were at an early stage of growth.

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If grown to maturity and sold, gardai say the plants would have a potential street value of €206,000.

The cash and suspected  cannabis herb seized.

Gardaí also seized €100 in cannabis herb, €2,500 in cash and a weighing scales. The suspected cannabis plants and herb will now be sent for analysis.

No arrests have been made but Gardaí are following a definite line of enquiry.

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