Cannabis plants seized

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Ballymena officers found a total of 69 cannabis plants during two searches since Thursday (19 November).

Chief Inspector Stephen McCauley said: “The first search took place on Thursday in the Cullybackey area. Officers uncovered sixty cannabis plants and a 48 year old man was arrested.

“In an unconnected search, another nine plants were found in the Ballee area of Ballymena on the afternoon of Sunday 22 November. A man aged 57 was arrested as a result of the find.

“Cannabis is an illegal drug and cannabis cultivation is a criminal offence.

“Please call police on the non-emergency number 101 if you have any information on drug supply or distribution in your area. You can also contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”