£15k-worth of ‘suspected cannabis’ seized in Co Tyrone

Detectives in Mid Ulster have arrested a man following a search at a property in Coalisland earlier today.

Friday, 19th March 2021, 8:04 pm
A cannabis plant

The man, aged 37, was arrested at a property in the Mountcairn area in the west of the town on suspicion of possession of a Class B substance with intent to supply.

A number of other items were also seized including what police called “suspected cannabis”, with an estimated street value of around £15,000.

The PSNI said: “Any information the public provides regarding the sale or consumption of drugs can sometimes be the final piece in the jigsaw that enables us to carry out searches.

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“This information gives us the chance to remove drugs and other harmful substances from our community and put those responsible before the courts.

“The information may lead to the start of a new investigation, but no matter how seemingly insignificant, with the continued help and support of the community, we will continue to address this issue as a priority.”

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