Man due in court after 100 cannabis plants found

The discovery was made following a planned search

Man due in court after 100 cannabis plants found

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A 42-year-old man will appear in court this evening in connection with the seizure of cannabis worth €200,000 in Co Kerry.

The discovery was made on Thursday following the planned search of a premises in the Kilmorna area of Listowel.

100 mature cannabis plants and 6.5 kilos of cannabis herb were discovered.

The search was part of an ongoing operation targeting the illegal sale and supply of controlled drugs in the Kerry area.

The man is due to appear before a special sitting of Tralee District Court this evening.