Man Arrested After €4,800 Of Suspected Cannabis Seized

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Gardaí have seized €4,800 of suspected cannabis plants in Lispole on Tuesday, July 28.

At around 6pm Gardaí from the Kerry Divisional Drugs Unit, assisted by Dingle Gardaí, executed a search warrant at a house in the Lispole area.

Gardaí were forced to breech the back door of the house as the occupant refused to let them enter the property.

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During the course of the search Gardaí seized €4,800 of cannabis plants that were located in a polytunnel in the back garden.

Gardaí also seized a small amount of cannabis herb and a grinder from inside the house.

The local Crime Unit attended and photographed the scene and the seized items. The suspected drugs will now be sent for analysis.

A man, aged in his 40s, was arrested at the scene and brought to Tralee Garda Station. He was detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 and later released.

A file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

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