18/10/2006

Man arrested in connection with cannabis find

Police in County Down have arrested a man in connection with the seizure of cannabis resin with an estimated street value of £18 million.

A spokesperson for the PSNI today said that the man is currently being questioned by detectives.

Over three-and-a-half tons of the drug was discovered hidden in a warehouse in Newtownards on October 10.

Two people have already been charged in connection with the find.

(EF/KMcA)


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