Over €22,000 worth of suspected cannabis has been seized by Gardaí in Tulla.

At approximately 5pm on Monday, Gardaí from the Clare Garda Divisional Drugs Unit carried out a search of a location in Tulla area.

During the course of the search Gardaí discovered a quantity suspected cannabis plants, at various stages of growth, with a street value of €21,600. The plants were located in a greenhouse on the property. Gardaí also seized €1,000 of suspected cannabis herb.

Forensic Science Ireland will now carry out analysis on the suspected drugs.

A man, aged in his 40s, was arrested and detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at Ennis Garda Station. He was later released from custody and a file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

On Tuesday last, Gardaí arrested a man and seized approximately €10,000 of suspected cannabis herb as they executed a search warrant at a house in Scariff.

Detectives from Killaloe Garda Station carried out the search along with the Divisional Drugs Unit and Armed Support Unit.

During the course of the search Gardaí seized €10,000 of suspected cannabis herb, €400 in cash and a weighing scales. A man, aged in his 30s, was arrested at the scene and brought to Ennis Garda Station where he was detained under section 2 Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.

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