Man to face court after cannabis factory discovered in Lisburn

Officers from the District Support Team in Lisburn have uncovered a suspected cannabis factory following the search of a house on the Stoneyford Road, Lisburn.
Officers from the District Support Team in Lisburn have uncovered a suspected cannabis factory following the search of a house on the Stoneyford Road, Lisburn.

Following the discovery of a cannabis factory in Lisburn yesterday, a 53-year-old man will appear in court later this month.

He has been charged with a number of offences including cultivating cannabis and possession of class B drugs with intent to supply.

Inspector Michael Gregg said: A large number of cannabis plants, estimated to have a street value of approximately �200,000, were found following a planned search of a house in the area.

Inspector Michael Gregg said: A large number of cannabis plants, estimated to have a street value of approximately �200,000, were found following a planned search of a house in the area.

He is expected to appear at Lisburn Magistrates court on October 26.

As is usual procedure the charges will be reviewed by the PPS.

The charges follow the discovery of a cannabis factory containing plants worth in the region of £200,000 in the Stoneyford Road area of Lisburn on Monday.

A 53 year old man has been arrested on suspicion of a number of drugs offences and remains in police custody.

A 53 year old man has been arrested on suspicion of a number of drugs offences and remains in police custody.