Gardai in Donegal seize almost €150,000 worth of cannabis herb and plants

first_img Donegal retains 14 Blue Flags, Lisfannon is not restored WhatsApp Facebook Facebook Twitter Disruption to cancer service will increase mortality – Oncologist Pinterest Today is the 30th anniversary of Eddie Fullerton’s murder Gardai in Donegal have seized almost €150,000 euro worth of cannabis this afternoon.The seizures come after a man and woman were arrested in Sligo last night for being in posession of €80,000 euro worth of cannabis.200 cannabis plants, with an estimated value of €120,000 euro were seized at two growhouses in Leiter, Kilmacrennan.While €24,000 euro worth of cannabis herb was seized in a housing estate outside Milford.Gardai have said investigations are ongoing.Meanwhile, two arrests were made in Sligo today in separate seizures.One man and one woman were arrested and a quantity of cannabis herb was seized following a stop and search of a vehicle in Ballymote last night.Gardaí stopped a car on the N4, Castlebaldwin, Ballymote.When the car was searched Gardaí recovered 4 Kg of cannabis resin with an estimated street value of €80,000.The two occupants of the car, a man in his mid 30s and a woman in her mid 20s, were arrested at the scene. They are currently being detained at Ballymote Garda.Both seizures in Donegal and Sligo are believed to be part of a nationwide crackdown on drugs gangs using rural counties to grow cannabis. Previous articleShay Given says its time for Trap to move onNext articlePSNI appeal for information after shop robbed at knifepoint News Highland WhatsApp Gardai investigate Castlefinn burglary center_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR News Andrew McGinley says his children are getting him through life By News Highland – September 10, 2013 Gardai in Donegal seize almost €150,000 worth of cannabis herb and plants Twitter Google+ Google+ Pinterest Hospitalisations rise as Donnelly suggests masks will stay ’til autumnlast_img read more