Police make drug arrest in Waterside

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A 29-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of drugs offences following a police search in the Waterside area of Derry.

A 29-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of drugs offences following a police search in the Waterside area of Derry.

Chief Inspector Tony Callaghan said that what are believed to be the remnants of a cannabis factory were found during a search at Prehen Park on Wednesday evening.

The man was arrested in suspicion of possessing a Class B drug; possessing it with intent to supply; cultivating cannabis and being concerned in the supply of a Class B drug.

A small quantity of suspected cannabis and other paraphernalia were seized.

The man was later released pending further police enquiries.