Man due in court over drugs haul

A MAN in his twenties arrested following a drug seizure in the Kilkenny area yesterday (Thursday) is due to appear at Waterford District Court this morning charged in connection to the incident.

A MAN in his twenties arrested following a drug seizure in the Kilkenny area yesterday (Thursday) is due to appear at Waterford District Court this morning charged in connection to the incident.

As part of an ongoing operation into sale and supply of illegal drugs Gardai at Thomastown have seized cannabis plants with an approx street value, pending analysis, of €360,000.

The discovery was made at a house in Ballymorris area of Mullinivat, South Kilkenny in the early on Thursday morning. As part of a planned search a cannabis cultivation operation and in excess of 400 plants were discovered.

Three males were arrested at the scene and are currently detained at Thomastown Garda Station where they are being questioned in relation to the find.