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‘£31,000’ cannabis plants accused has case further adjourned

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A man charged in relation to the discovery of 31 cannabis plants estimated by police to be worth £31,000 no longer has an association with the address, Coleraine Magistrates Court heard on June 17.

Emil Zdunek (26), whose address was originally listed as New Row in Coleraine, first appeared at court in April charged with cultivating cannabis and possessing the Class B drug.

The latest court sitting heard the defendant now has to reside at an address approved by police.

The case has been adjourned to July.

Guilty or not guilty pleas have yet to be entered.

At the April court a police officer said workers in the area detected a strong smell of cannabis and when the PSNI arrived the smell was “over-powering”.

Officers entered Zdunek’s address which had blackout curtains and the defendant arrived and showed them a grinder and said he had cannabis in the building.

The police officer told the April court 31 mature cannabis plants were growing which had an estimated street value of £31,000.

Other items found at the scene included grinders, scales and electronic equipment.

In April, defence solicitor Sam Barr said that during a police interview the defendant said the 31 plants were for his own personal use.

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