Gardaí seize more than 150 suspected cannabis plants in Athlone

Gardaí seize more than 150 suspected cannabis plants in Athlone
The suspected cannabis growhouse in Athlone today. Pic: Garda Press Office

Gardaí in Westmeath have seized more than €120,000 worth of suspected cannabis plants.

Officers searched a commercial premises on the Dublin Road in Athlone at around 10.45am this morning.

During the search, a suspected cannabis growhouse was found and 153 suspected cannabis plants with an estimated value of €122,400 were seized.

A man in his mid-20s was arrested at the scene and is being questioned at Athlone Garda Station.

The suspected cannabis growhouse in Athlone today. Pic: Garda Press Office
The suspected cannabis growhouse in Athlone today. Pic: Garda Press Office

Investigations are ongoing.

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