Woman in Clare arrested for cannabis grow house with a street value of €900,000
A woman in her early 20s has been arrested in Co Clare following a drug raid at her home.
Garda seized over 500 cannabis plants which were growing in one room of her premises and all at various stages.
Gardaí say the grow house was a sophisticated operation with heat lamps and hydroponics and a street value of approximately €900,000.
Speaking to the Irish Sun, An Garda Siochana gave a statement saying:
"As part of an intelligence-led operation Gardaí in Clare are currently carrying out a search at a premises at Tinarana, Killaloe, Co. Clare.
"The Clare Divisional Drugs Unit are being supported by local uniform and plainclothes Gardaí, the Western Region Armed Support Unit and the Cork Garda Dog Unit.
"A significant grow house has been discovered with the evidence of the production of Cannabis at all stages (nursery, mature plants, dried plants)."At this time, a large number of plants with an estimated street value of €900,000 pending analysis."