A fire at a house in the Waterwide area of the city led to the discovery of materials for the cultivation of cannabis, Derry Magistrates Court heard this week.
Shane Brolly, 44, of Pelham Road, admitted a charge of cultivating cannabis on August 19 last year.
The court was told that suspicions were aroused following a fire at the property in the attic.
The case was adjourned until April 17 for a pre-sentence report.
If you have a story or want to send a photo or video to us please contact the Derry Now editorial team on 028 7129 6600 for Derry City stories Or 028 7774 3970 for County Derry stories. Or you can email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org at any time.
Subscribe or register today to discover more from Derrynow.com
Buy the e-paper of the Derry News and the County Derry Post here for instant access to Derry's premier news titles.
Keep up with the latest news from Derry with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.