By Dominic McGrath, PA
Four men have been arrested as part of a garda operation in Sligo that saw over €200,000 worth of cannabis seized.
Eighty-five cannabis plants, with a value of €68,000, were found as part of a search of a vacant house in the Ballymote area on Saturday.
Gardaí also found suspected cannabis herb in the house with an estimated value of €140,000.
Gardaí seized approximately €208,000 of suspected cannabis & arrested four men following the search of a house in Ballymote, County Sligo yesterday.
The house had a growhouse constructed within the building which contained 85 cannabis plants at various stages of growth. pic.twitter.com/IZIrUE2htd
— Garda Info (@gardainfo) November 21, 2021
Four men were arrested, and two men in their 40s are being detained at Ballymote Garda station.
Two other men, both in their 30s, are being questioned at Sligo Garda station.
A garda spokesperson said: “Investigations are ongoing.”