A search warrant was executed at a house in the Carrignavar area resulting in the seizure of over €21,000 in suspected cannabis.

Gardaí arrested and charged a man in relation to the seizure of suspected cannabis on Thursday last, June 10.

As part of an ongoing operation, Gardaí from the Mayfield District Drugs Unit, assisted by the Armed Support Unit, uniform Gardaí from Watercourse Road and detective Gardaí from Mayfield, executed the search warrant.

During the course of the search, Gardaí discovered five tents throughout the house that contained €16,800 of suspected cannabis plants. Gardaí also seized €5,000 of suspected cannabis herb.   

A man, aged in his 30s, was arrested and brought to Mayfield Garda Station, where he was detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 and has since been charged.

The suspected drugs were sent to Forensic Science Ireland for analysis.