18/09/2019

£100k Suspected Cannabis Seized In Co Down

A police raid in County Down has led to the discovery of suspected cannabis worth an estimated £100,000.

The plants were discovered by detectives from the Organised Crime Branch during a planned search at a house in Moira on Tuesday 17 September.
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Detective Sergeant Brian O'Neill said: "We will continue to do everything possible to prevent the supply of drugs and make people aware of the real danger posed to their health and their lives if they take illegal drugs or prescription drugs that have not been prescribed for them by a medical practitioner.

"Some people think that cannabis is harmless – this simply isn't true. It can damage your physical and mental health and it is the most used drug by people receiving treatment for drug addiction in Northern Ireland."

Police are urging anyone who is aware of the supply of drugs in their area to report it by calling 101.

Details can also be provided anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.



(JG/CM)

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