£230k cannabis factory uncovered in Moneymore

A SUBSTANTIAL cannabis factory has been uncovered in Moneymore.

Police say the search, which took place on the Ballygruby Road area of the town on Tuesday, was a result of intelligence.

A PSNI spokesperson said: “Police in Cookstown have seized cannabis plants with an estimated value of £230k following a search of a property in the Ballygruby Road area of Moneymore yesterday morning, Tuesday 19 March.

“Investigations are continuing.”

Anyone with any information about this incident or any drug offences in the area is asked to contact Police in Cookstown on 0845 600 8000. Or if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details, they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.