Car fire leads to police discovery of 20 cannabis plants

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Thursday, November 22nd, 2012
Community, News

Police in Newry have arrested a 43 year old man on suspicion of possession of Class B drugs with intent to supply after stopping a car on fire on the Belfast Road.

Around 1pm on Tuesday, 20th November, police on patrol stopped a car with a fire under the bonnet. While officers gave assistance they observed a quantity of cannabis in the front seat.

The driver was arrested and a subsequent search of a house was conducted, with twenty cannabis plants being seized.

The 43 year old was released pending further enquiries and the investigation is ongoing.

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