Breaking news: Two men arrested over £200K cannabis factory in Cookstown

Cannabis with an estimated street value of �200,000, was found in Cookstown yesterday, July 14

Cannabis with an estimated street value of �200,000, was found in Cookstown yesterday, July 14

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Two men, aged 57 and 55, have been arrested following the find of a cannabis factory in the Cookstown area on the afternoon of Tuesday 14 July.

The police search was carried out at a house in the Keenaghan Road area. A quantity of herbal cannabis and a number of suspected cannabis plants in various stages of growth were seized.

The suspected cannabis seized is thought to have had an estimated potential street value of approximately £200,000.

Detective Sergeant Martin McAuley said: “The two men have both been arrested on suspicion of possession of a class B controlled drug, possession of a class B controlled drug with intent to supply and cultivating cannabis. Both currently remain in custody assisting police with their enquiries.”