Sun, 23 Feb 2020

CO MONAGHAN, Ireland - Gardai conducting a search of a house in Rockcorry, Count Monaghan on Saturday morning have uncovered a major drug operation.

Detectives and Garda from the Carrickmacross District supported by the Armed Support Unit Northern Region carried out the search. It took place at 9:00am on Saturday.

On the premises officers found a grow house, and in a search of the house a huge quantity of Cannabis Herb was discovered.

"This morning Saturday 18 January 2020, Gardai conducted a search at a house in Rockcorry, County Monaghan," a statement from gardai released on Saturday said.

"During the course of the search, the house was found to be fully adapted for use as a grow house and suspected Cannabis Herb with an estimated value of €100,000 was seized."

"A man in his 20s was arrested at the scene and is being detained for questioning at Castleblayney Garda Station," the statement said.

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