Gardai arrest man following seizure of €80k worth of cannabis plants
Gardai have arrested a man following the seizure of cannabis plants - with a street value of €80,000.
The quantity of drugs were seized during a planned operation of a property in Carlow Town yesterday.
Gardai searched the property at Barrowvale in Co Carlow shortly before 11am.
One man in his 40s was arrested - a second man, who is in his 30s, was taken to hospital with chest injuries.
During the course of the search, gardai discovered cannabis plants with an estimated street value of €80,000.
The arrested man is currently being detained at Carlow Garda Station under section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act and is expected to appear before Carlow District Court later today.