Cannabis growhouse in city

CANNABIS with an estimated street value of €10,000 was seized from two properties in the city, Mary Cody writes.

CANNABIS with an estimated street value of €10,000 was seized from two properties in the city, Mary Cody writes.

Gardai searched a house in Pococke Valley on Tuesday and seized cannabis plants at various stages of growth and heating and lighting equipment.

Another search took place at a house at O’Loughlin Court and a quantity of cannabis herb was seized.

The searches were part of a surveillance operation across the southeast. In total €200,000 worth of cannabis was seized from seven locations a and two men were arrested. They were subsequently released and a file is being prepared for the DPP.