Another cannabis factory uncovered in Annalong

Another cannabis factory uncovered in Annalong
Matthew Dawson

Reporter:

Matthew Dawson

A SECOND cannabis factory has been discovered in Annalong in the past month.

Police carried out a search of a house in Main Street in the village this morning (Thursday, 13 May).

And it is estimated that the cannabis had a street value of in the region of £58,000.

This comes after a cannabis factory was discovered on the Shore Road last month.

Detective Constable McGaffin said: “Detectives, alongside both Neighbourhood and Local Policing colleagues conducted a search at residential premises at the Main Street area of Annalong.

"A quantity of suspected Cannabis with an estimated street value of around £58,000 and cultivation apparatus were seized and have been taken away for further forensic examination.

“We are dedicated to tackling the cultivation and supply of illegal drugs and will continue to investigate those who profit from the misery and harm they cause.

“Our investigation into this incident is ongoing and I would ask any member of the public who has any information which could be of assistance to police to contact the Police on non-emergency number 101 quoting reference number 582 13/05/21.

"Alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.”

Full story in next week's Outlook.

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