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Man charged following cannabis farm discovery in Ormskirk

Thursday, November 23, 2023

A man has been charged following the discovery of a cannabis farm in Ormskirk.

Officers from West Lancs Task Force executed a warrant under the misuse of drugs act at a property on Southport Road on Tuesday (21st November, 2023) and seized around 550 cannabis plants.

A man was arrested nearby.

18 year old Sebastian Kovaci of no fixed address has been charged with cultivation of a Class B drug and has been remanded to appear before Preston Magistrates Court this morning.

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