Gardaí uncover cannabis grow house in Union Hall

Gardaí uncover cannabis grow house in Union Hall

Gardaí have arrested a man in his 30s and seized cannabis herb and cannabis plants worth approximately €31,500 following the discovery of a grow house in Union Hall on Saturday.

Shortly before 3pm, Gardaí from Clonakilty, assisted by the West Cork Divisional Drugs Unit searched a house in the Union Hall area. 

During the course of the search Gardaí seized suspected cannabis plants at various stages of growth with an potential street value of approximately €23,000.

Gardaí also seized suspected cannabis herb worth approximately €7,500. The suspected drugs will now be sent for analysis.

A man in his 30s was arrested at the scene and brought to Clonakility Garda Station where he was later released without charge. 

A file will be prepared for the DPP.

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