Three men charged in relation to drugs find

Three men appeared at Kilkenny District Court yesterday, charged in connection with a drugs find in Freshford last week.

Gardaí at Waterford, assisted by the Garda National Drugs Unit searched a house in Freshford, County Kilkenny last Wednesday.  A cannabis cultivation facility together with sophisticated watering, heating and lighting systems were uncovered.

A number of cannabis plants at various stages of maturity were discovered with an estimated street value of €80,000.

Three men were arrested aged 46, 49, and 53 years under section 2- Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.  They were detained at Waterford and Tramore Garda Stations.

The three men appeared at a special sitting of Kilkenny District Court on Sunday afternoon charged in connection with this investigation.

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Written by cusackd