Gardaí attached to the Castlerea District and members from the Roscommon and Longford Divisional Drugs Unit carried out two searches in the Tulsk area of County Roscommon on Thursday 11th August 2021.
The searches, carried out as part of ‘Operation Tara’, led to the seizure of cannabis plants and cannabis herb with a combined value of €56,050.
During the initial search, a grow house was located, with a total of thirty cannabis plants present at the property. The value of the plants found is estimated to be €24,000. Drug paraphernalia was also seized during this property.
At a follow up search, cannabis herb with a street value of €32,050 was seized and one man was arrested at the scene.
The man, who is aged in his 30, was taken to Castlerea Garda Station and was detained under Section 2 of the Drug Trafficking Act 1996.