MAN CHARGED OVER £37,000 CANNABIS SEIZURE

Police seize 74c annabis plants in Larne

Police seize 74c annabis plants in Larne

POLICE have charged a man after officers seized £37,000 worth of cannabis in Larne.

During planned raids, the PSNI seized 74 cannabis plants at houses in the Kent Avenue and Gardenmore Place areas of the Co Antrim town on Friday.

A 31-year-old man was detained under the Misuse of Drugs Act and a car was also seized.

The man was later charged with cultivation of cannabis, possession of class B controlled drug with intent to supply, criminal damage and preventing meter from registering electricity supplied.

He is due to appear at Ballymena Magistrates’ Court on Monday.

“Police are asking landlords in the Larne and Ballymena areas to check their properties for any suspicious activity,” a PSNI statement said.

Information can be passed on to Larne detectives on 0845 600 8000.

 

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