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Marijuana discovered at home of Prisons Officer

A 41-year-old prisons officer is assisting police with their investigations into a marijuana find yesterday.

On Saturday 24th July, 2021, officers of the Western and North-Eastern Divisions conducted a covert exercise based on intelligence gathered.

The officers, armed with a search warrant, made their way to an apartment located in Aranguez.

Upon their arrival, the officers conducted a search of the apartment which revealed four plastic parcels containing marijuana hidden in the kitchen ceiling.

The marijuana had a total weight of 829 grammes.

Enquiries are continuing.