'£0.5million' cannabis charge: Case adjourned at Ballymena Court

'£0.5million' cannabis charge: Case adjourned at Ballymena Court

A MAN charged in connection with the seizure of cannabis with an estimated street value of over half a million pounds in a lorry at Larne port in March this year is set to have a Preliminary Enquiry - the legal step to send the case to the Crown Court - in January.

Ricki Lee Darbyshire (37), of Bolton Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan, is charged with possessing cannabis with intent to supply; possessing the Class B drug and having a lock knife as an offensive weapon in Larne.

The case was mentioned at Ballymena Magistrates Court.