£435,000 drug haul at Accrington house

First published in Hyndburn

A 29-YEAR-OLD man has appeared before Blackburn magistrates after police recovered 150kg of cannabis from a house in Avenue Parade, Accrington.

The court was told that 600 9oz bars of the drug with an estimated street value of £435,000 were seized.

Ian George Batey, of Dill Hall Lane, Accrington, was sent in custody to Preston Crown Court.

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