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PSNI officers discover Buckfast lightshade during house search

PSNI officers from Craigavon have uncovered an unlikely interior design feature during a house search.

A PSNI spokesperson said during a house search they had discovered one suspect using an empty bottle of Buckfast with its bottom removed as a lightshade.

Buckfast is a fortified wine produced at Buckfast Abbey in Devon and popular throughout Northern Ireland and Scotland.

Writing on the PSNI Craigavon Facebook page, a spokesperson said: "As the District Support Team we do a lot of searching in our investigations, you’ve seen videos and pictures on here of doors going in and shouting police and the seizures we make.

"This past few days we’ve done six different house searches. Drugs have been seized, thousands of pounds in cash recovered, people have been arrested and they are awaiting prosecution. Of course there’s been doors forced opened and a lot of shouting.

"I thought the moment of the week was my colleague recovering a mobile phone from the (No. 2 unflushed) toilet bowl of one suspects house where he thought we wouldn’t go!

"But no, shared by kind permission of the occupier of one abode, the interior design feature of 2018......

"#WeOnlyThoughtWe’dSeenItAll #ReduceRecycleReuse".

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