Manor Kilbride, Co Wicklow: Two Arrested As Gardai Raid Polydrug Production Facility

15 May

Two men in their 30s have been arrested following the discovery of what gardaí described as a polydrug facility in a rented house in Manor Kilbride, Co Wicklow.

Tallaght Garda Station - Where men are being held

Tallaght Garda Station – Where men are being held

The Garda National Drugs Unit found two pill making machines in a converted garage, a cannabis grow house with plants in another room and a cannabis nursery with seedlings in a third room.

Two pill-making machines were discovered.

Customs officers were also involved; their investigations established the machines had been imported from Holland.

The cannabis nursery in the house had seedlings in one room and 170 plants estimated to be worth €70,000 in another.

The men are being questioned at Tallaght Garda Station.

NEWS UPDATE:

A cannabis growing factory has been uncovered by gardai in Wicklow

A cannabis growing factory has been uncovered by gardai in Wicklow

A cannabis growing factory has been uncovered by gardai in Wicklow.

About 170 cannabis plants, with a street value of 65,000 euro, were seized in the house in Manor Kilbride.

Gardai said the plants were being cultivated at the house.

Two men, aged 35 and 37, were arrested at the scene and are being detained at Tallaght Garda Station.

Elsewhere a man in his 40s remains in garda custody in Limerick where two semi automatic pistols and ammunition were seized.

A large quantity of heroin worth an estimated 700,000 euro was discovered in an apartment on the Ennis Road, as well as smaller quantities of cocaine, cannabis herb and ecstasy.

The man is being held at Henry Street Garda Station.

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