GARDAI in Letterkenny raided a house in the town on Thursday afternoon and seized 2,000 euro worth of cannabis plants which being grown in an attic.
A local 25-year-old was arrested after gardai raided the house in Tara Court around 5 pm and discovered the plants in the attic which had been adapted to grow the plants.
There were special lights and fans in the attic to stimulate the plant growth.
According to a garda spokesperson the man was taken to Letterkenny Garda Station where he was detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act for the cultivation of cannabis plants. A file will be sent to the DPP.