Revenue officers uncover cannabis grow house in Cork

Revenue officers uncover cannabis grow house in Cork

Revenue officers in Cork have uncovered a cannabis grow house and seized €10,000 in cash in two separate operations.

Early yesterday morning, officers at Ringaskiddy Ferry Port seized €10,000 in cash when they stopped and searched a vehicle that was about to board the ferry to Roscoff.

With the help of Revenue Detector Dog Marley, the cash was found hidden in a holdall in the boot, where there were also two large dogs being transported.

Revenue Detector Dog Marley.
Revenue Detector Dog Marley.

The cash is thought to be the proceeds of crime.

In a separate operation later yesterday evening, Cork Revenue officers, again assisted by Marley, searched a house in Midleton in east Cork and seized 2,200 unstamped ‘L&M’ cigarettes.

With an estimated value of €1,300, they represented a potential loss to the Exchequer of €1,000.

During the search, Revenue officers also found a cannabis grow house and seized cannabis with an estimated value of €2,000.

Revenue officers uncover cannabis grow house in Cork

The Gardaí were called and a man and woman, both Polish nationals in their 20’s, were interviewed and files are being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecution.

- Digital Desk


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