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26/09/2016

Man Charged Over £1.2m Drugs Seizure

A 28-year-old man is to appear in court today, 26 September, after police seized drugs worth £1.2million in Belfast.

A large quantity of cocaine, heroin and herbal cannabis were discovered after police stopped a car on the West Bank Road on Friday, 23 September.

The suspect has been charged with possession of class A and class B drugs, possession of class A and B drugs with intent to supply, importing class A and B drugs and possession of criminal property.
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Detective Inspector Keith Gawley said: "We are delighted to have removed this large amount of dangerous drugs off the streets of Northern Ireland.

"We are committed to making Northern Ireland a hostile environment for those individuals involved in drugs criminality."

(CD/JP)

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