Man charged over CMX growhouse

Carrickmacross drug search conducted under 'Operation Tara'

A man has been charged in connection with the seizure of more than €150,000 worth of suspected cannabis plants and herb earlier this week.

The male, aged in his 20's, will appear before a sitting of Monaghan District Court this morning, Wednesday October 27, at 10.30am.

The alleged seizure of drugs followed the search of a property in Carrickmacross was conducted under 'Operation Tara' at approximately on 9pm on Monday, October 25.

'Operation Tara' is part of an enhanced national anti-drugs strategy focusing on tackling street-level dealing in cities, towns and villages across the country that began back in July.

The male had been detained for questioning in relation to the seizure at Carrickmacross Garda Station under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice Drugs Trafficking Act 1996.