Man arrested after €200,000 cannabis find in Leitrim

The search found 250 plants

Gardai have arrested a man after they discovered a cannabis growhouse at a house near Carrigallen, Co. Leitrim.

The search found around 250 plants with a value of about €200,000 in the house.

One man in his early 50s was arrested, and is currently detained at Carrick-on-Shannon Garda Station under Section Two of the Criminal Justice Act.

The house is sealed off for a forensic technical examination.