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Man charged after discovery of cannabis factory

He is expected to appear before Newry Magistrates’ Court on Monday

Police investigating the discovery of a cannabis factory in Warrenpoint on Friday  have charged a 32-year-old man.

He has been charged with possession of a Class B controlled drug, possession of a Class B controlled drug with intent to supply and possession of criminal property.

He is expected to appear before Newry Magistrates’ Court on Monday.

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

A 21-year-old man arrested on suspicion of possession of a Class B controlled drug, possession of a Class B controlled drug with intent to supply and possession of criminal property has been released unconditionally.

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