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Police Make Cannabis Seizure In Annalong And Arrest One Man

Police in South Down have arrested one man and recovered cannabis plants and herbal cannabis with an estimated street value of around £225,000 following the search of a house in the Kilkeel Road area of Annalong on Tuesday 12 May. Several police vehichles were involved in the operation. The man,…

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Police International Fight Against Cannabis Comes To Ballynahinch

Detectives from the Organised Crime Branch investigating an international drugs trafficking operation have carried out four more searches in Northern Ireland today and arrested a 40-year old man. Searches were conducted in Ballynahinch, Belfast and Ballyclare. A number of items were removed from the properties and will be subjected to…

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£400,000 Cannabis Factory Found In Millisle

Jim Shannon, MP for Strangford, has congratulated the PSNI on another cannabis bust. He said: “Uncovering of yet another cannabis factory, this time in Millisle, is another  success for the police. However, it is worrying that there seems to be an insatiable desire by some for illegal drugs, and I…

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Police Scoop Castlewellan Cannabis Worth £150,000

Four people have been arrested and cannabis plants believed to be worth more than £150,000 pounds in street value has been seized by police in Castlewellan. DCI Ian Wilson said: “Officers carrying out proactive drugs searches at properties in the Circular Road and Corrywood Park areas yesterday uncovered two substantial…

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Police Continue War On Drugs

Detectives from the PSNI’s Organised Crime Branch today launched the public phase of an operation to combat the supply of controlled drugs into Northern Ireland. Officers made nine arrests and conducted 10 searches in various parts of Northern Ireland and the Manchester area. Those arrested include: • Two men, aged…

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Cannabis Seized In Newcastle

Police in Newcastle have recovered a number of cannabis plants in the Dunwellan Park area of the town. The plants were seized during a planned search of a flat in the area on Friday 5 September. Sergeant Jim McIlveen explained: “Drugs are an issue of concern to the local community…

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Police Make Significant Cannabis Seizure In Crossgar Says Hughes

Sinn Féin representative for the Rowallane area and local election candidate Eddie Hughes, has welcomed a seizure of drugs by the PSNI from the Listooder Road area of Crossgar on Wednesday. Speaking following the find, Mr.Hughes commented: “I want to welcome the seizure of what is a substantial amount of drugs by…

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Police Arrest Man After Newcastle £24,000 Cannabis Bust

POLICE in Newcastle have seized cannabis with an estimated street value of £24,000 following a search of a property in the town on Wednesday 2 October. A 41-year old man arrested at the time was subsequently released on police bail pending further enquiries. Commenting on the seizure Area Commander for…

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Arrests After Cannabis Find in Seaforde

DETECTIVES in the Downpatrick have uncovered a cannabis factory following a planned search of a house in the Seaforde area of Downpatrick shortly before 6pm last night Sun 28 April.  A quantity of cannabis plants with an approximate street value of almost £30,000, along with other cultivating paraphernalia were seized….

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Police Uncover Cannabis Haul in Newcastle

Police have discovered cannabis with a value of approximately £20,000 following a search in Newcastle town centre yesterday afternoon (Thursday 28 February). The discovery was made by police carrying out enquires following an incident at a house in the area at approximately 1pm. Three males, aged 17, 21 and 44…

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