Woman charged in connection with Ballyjamesduff growhouse

The woman arrested in connection with the discovery of a suspected cannabis growhouse in Ballyjamesduff, yesterday (Friday), July 31, has been charged.

She is expected to appear at the Criminal Courts of Justice, Dublin, this morning (Saturday), August 1.

The woman in her 40s was arrested by gardaí following the discovery of the suspected cannabis grow house yesterday afternoon.

A large number of cannabis plants (pending analysis) and cannabis herb with a combined estimated value of €50,000 were discovered and seized by members of the Detective Unit attached to Bailieboro at a house in Ballyjamesduff.

The search took place at approximately 1.30pm today and formed part of an intelligence led operation.

Assistance was provided by the Armed Support Unit.

During this search other items associated with drug cultivation were also seized these included fans, heaters, lights and an irrigation system.

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