PSNI investigating following discovery of cannabis factory in Newtownbutler

The PSNI are questioning two people following the discovery of a cannabis factory in Newtownbutler.

Officers carried out a search at a house on the Wattlebridge Road yesterday. (Monday 23 April) A substantial cannabis factory containing plants worth more than £7,000 was found during the operation under the Misuse of Drugs Act.

A 45 year old woman and a 34 year old man were detained at the property on suspicion of a range of drugs offences including cultivating cannabis and being concerned in the supply of a controlled drug. The pair have been released on bail pending further enquiries.