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A cannabis factory with almost 800 plants has been discovered inside an iconic Merthyr Tydfil chapel.

Unbeknown to nearby residents, the building on Newcastle Street - a prominent landmark in the town since it was built in 1856 - was housing 769 cannabis plants.

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Officers only discovered the huge operation after conducting a spot check on someone acting suspiciously.

From the information obtained they discovered the unbelievable haul brazenly being grown in the town centre.

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The former Kingdom Hall for Jehovahs Witnesses, on Newcastle Street in Merthyr Tydfil

Police also found another haul of plants in a property on Pontmorlais High Street.

A man has been arrested and charged with producing cannabis.

 

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The Salem Chapel was once a congregation church used by the Salvation Army and Merthyr Council.

Since 1986, the chapel has been the Kingdom Hall for Jehovah’s Witnesses.

http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/police-find-800-cannabis-plants-12839462

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Maybe  the  letters  wanted  too  much  Whiskey?

I  had  a  little  mishap  in  2016  by  Camping....  my  glass  of  wine  was  going  directly  straight  through  over  my  laptop  keyboard !   hahaha....  We  ordered  a  new  keyboard  pad  -  and  my  Technical  genius  of  husband  made  my  laptop  new  again !!    I  was  SO  happy !   These  are  moments,  women  appreciate  their  husbands  alot !!  I  did  it....

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