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Cannabis worth £210,000 seized during search of property at Moy

A 20-year-old man arrested on suspicion of several offences

Police have seized suspected Class B drugs with an estimated street value of £210,000 in Moy.

A man has also been arrested following a proactive search in the village today (Thursday).

Officers from Mid Ulster District Support Team and Neighbourhood Police conducted a planned searched of a property in the Moy area this morning where they located a suspected cannabis factory.

A 20-year-old man arrested on suspicion of several offences, including cultivating cannabis, possession of a Class B controlled drug and possession of a Class B controlled drug with intent to supply, remains in custody , this time, assisting with enquiries.

Inspector Alison Johnstone said: “We are committed to tackling the illegal supply and use of drugs, and will continue to investigate those who profit from the consequent misery and harm.

“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.

“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.”

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