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September sentence for man with cannabis filled van

Mon, 01 Aug 2016


A Liverpool man who got caught trying to bring a quarter of a million pounds worth of cannabis to the Isle of Man will be sentenced in November.
 
50-year-old Alex Conner was stopped at the Sea Terminal in Douglas on June 17th after disembarking the Manannan. 
 
A subsequent search of his van turned up 20kilograms of cannabis hidden in a secret compartment. 
 
The Huyton man later pleaded guilty to two counts of production of cannabis and two counts of possession of the Class B drug with intent to supply.
 
At Douglas Courthouse last week he was told he will be sentenced on September 20th - social enquiry reports have been requested.
 
There was no application for bail and he was remanded at the Isle of Man Prison.
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