Gardaí make nine arrests after raiding cannabis grow house in Dublin

Gardaí make nine arrests after raiding cannabis grow house in Dublin
The cannabis grow house found in Dublin yesterday. Pic: Garda Press Office.

Gardaí have discovered a cannabis grow house in Dublin.

Officers from the South Eastern Region and the Garda National Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau carried out a number of searches in Dublin and Wexford yesterday targeting an organised crime group.

The cannabis grow house found in Dublin yesterday. Pic: Garda Press Office.
The cannabis grow house found in Dublin yesterday. Pic: Garda Press Office.

They found a cannabis cultivation unit when they searched a commercial premises in the north inner city area of Dublin.

There were more than 800 cannabis plants, with an estimated value of €640,000, seized. They also arrested four people at the scene.

Officers carried out more searches in Co. Wexford where a further five arrests were made.

The nine people arrested are being held at Garda Stations in Dublin and Wexford and they include six Portuguese men, a British man, and a man and woman from Ireland. They range in age from 17 to 45 years.

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