29/01/2016

Cannabis Factory Discovered In Ballymena

A man has been arrested after a cannabis factory was discovered in a shed in Ballymena, Co Antrim.

A member of the public made the discovery in the Frosses Road area at around 11.30pm.

Over 100 plants were seized, according to the police.
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A 47-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of cultivating cannabis, possession of a class B controlled drug with intent to supply, being concerned in the supply of class B controlled drug as well as several other motoring offences.

(CD)


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