The man accused of multiple offences following the discovery of a cannabis farm in Portadown has had his court hearing adjourned to find an interpreter.
Arnoldas Navardauskas, of Garvaghy Park, Portadown, appeared before Craigavon Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, via videolink from Banbridge custody suite.
The 31-year-old is charged with cultivating cannabis, possessing prohibited weapons, possessing Class B drugs, possessing Class B drugs with intent to supply, criminal damage and dishonestly using electricity.
The charges relate to the discovery of a cannabis farm in the Garvaghy Road area of Portadown on Monday.
The discovery was made by detectives carrying out raids in the town as part of an ongoing investigation into an Organised Crime Group.
Defence counsel, Barry McKenna, informed the court that the defendant would require the assistance of an interpreter, none of whom were present in the court.
District Judge Bernie Kelly adjourned the case until Friday, February 10, for a Lithuanian interpreter to be booked and for the defendant to be produced by way of videolink for the purpose of a bail application.
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