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Man charged after £11,000 of cannabis and drug paraphernalia seized in Newtown

A 31 year old man has been charged with possession of a class B controlled drug and possession of a class B controlled drug with intent to supply.

He is due to appear at Newry Magistrates Court today Wednesday, December 30.cannabis-farm-discovered-by-police-907705244

Detective Inspector Keith Gawley said the charges follow a search by detectives from Reactive and Organised Crime Branch of a house in the Dungormley Estate in Newtownhamilton this morning, Tuesday, December.

“A quantity of suspected herbal cannabis, with an estimated value of approximately £11,000, along with mobile phones and drug paraphernalia were seized in the searches,” said DI Gawley.

As is normal procedure all charges will be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service.

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