Cannabis factories found in Dunmurry

Cannabis factories found in Dunmurry

Police have "struck a blow" against drug dealers in Dunmurry after two cannabis factories were discovered in the past 24 hours.

One was found at a flat in the Rowan Drive area on Thursday morning by police investigating reports of suspicious activity.It contained plants and herbal cannabis with an estimated street value of £115,000.The "substantial" discovery came just hours after the PSNI arrested two men at the scene of another cannabis factory at Sunnymede Park on Wednesday.It contained plants with an estimated value of £3,500. An 18-year-old man was later released unconditionally, while a 58-year-old was bailed pending further enquiries.Dunmurry Neighbourhood Sergeant Paul Wright said: "Drugs destroy communities and ruin lives. These discoveries have taken large quantities of potentially dangerous drugs off our streets and have struck a blow against those who deal in illegal drugs."Police remain totally committed to disrupting the activities of the gangs involved in the sale and supply of drugs and are working to bring an end to the misery they inflict on our communities."


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