Friday, April 19, 2019

TWO Vietnamese men, aged 32 and 43, were arrested this morning after a growhouse was uncovered at an industrial premises on the Airport Business Park.

As part of an intelligence-led operation Gardaí from Tramore Drugs Unit, assisted by the Armed Support Unit in Waterford executed a search warrant on the premises at 6pm on Thursday, April 18.

During the operation, a substantial grow house was discovered with excess of 1,000 cannabis plants at various stages of growth with an estimated value of €800,000 (analysis pending).

Two Vietnamese men were arrested at the scene and are currently detained at Tramore Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drugs Trafficking) Act, 1996 as amended.

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