£700k drugs find in Ballycastle

Published Wednesday, 11 June 2014
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Cannabis plants worth an estimated £700k have been seized in Ballycastle, Co Antrim.

£700k drugs find in Ballycastle
The scene of the raid in Ballycastle. (© PSNI)

The cannabis factory was discovered in accommodation above business premises in the Castle Street area on Wednesday at about 1.30pm.

A man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of possession of class B drugs with intent to supply and the cultivation of cannabis.

He is currently being questioned by police.

The PSNI are appealing for anyone with information on the illegal sale or use of drugs to call 0845 600 8000.

© UTV News
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4 Comments
Medicalcannabisforall in North Coast wrote (102 days ago):
As the rest of the world is starting to learn the real truth about cannabis after years of misinformation, we are still wasting time chasing a drug which does less harm than aspirin and is less toxic than coffee.
Ian in Portadown wrote (102 days ago):
Perhaps cannabis use should be legalised, because it is less harmful than either alcohol or tobacco. The lawmakers have taken this approach in many of the states in USA. ( p.s. I am not a user, but I might consider doing so if i fell ill. )
marc in bangor wrote (103 days ago):
thats no good.It should b made legal.There is more people smoke it than people let on espesially professional people.
Congratulations in South Belfast wrote (103 days ago):
Congratulations on this PSNI, get these evil drugs and drug pushers off the street. Keep up the good work!!
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