Man due before Loughrea court on €56,000 cannabis seizure

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Galway Daily courts Man due before Loughrea court on €56,000 cannabis seizure

A man is due before the court in Loughrea this afternoon in connection with a €56,000 cannabis seizure on Wednesday.

A man in his 30s was arrested after Gardaí carried out two connected drug searches in the Roscommon area on Wednesday.

During the first search, a grow house was found with 30 cannabis plants worth €24,000, along with drug paraphernalia.

A follow up search netted cannabis herb valued at €32,050, and one man arrested at the scene.

The man has since been charged is due to come before a special sitting of Loughrea District Court this morning at 2:30pm today.

The searches were part of Operation Tara, launched last month to tackle drug dealing in cities, towns and villages across the country.