Police seize £50,000 worth of cannabis after house search

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Wednesday, February 13th, 2013
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Detectives from the E District – which incorporates Newry & Mourne – Tactical Crime Unit have arrested a 37 year old man following the seizure of suspected cannabis with an approximate street value of £50,000 following the search of a house in the Bracken Grove area of Newry this morning (Wednesday 13th February).

The cannabis was found in a house in Newry today

He was arrested on suspicion of a number of offences including cultivating cannabis, possession of a class B drug and possession of a class B drug with intent to supply. He is currently in custody helping police with their enquiries.

Speaking to Newry Times, Newry and Mourne Area Commander, Chief Inspector Davy Beck commented, “My officers are committed to detecting and prosecuting drug dealers and taking dangerous drugs off our streets.

“We remain dedicated to carrying out proactive searches against drug dealers and I would encourage people to continue to report any concerns they have regarding drugs to police and to pass on any information that could help us identify dealers and place them before the courts.”


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