Man In Court Over Drugs, Money Laundering And Immigration Offences

A man has been charged with a number of drugs, money laundering and immigration offences.

The 51-year-old was arrested following a PSNI operation which also involved police in Sussex and Home Office Immigration officials in London on Monday, 19 February.
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The suspect was detained and a sum of cash was also seized.

He is to appear before Newtownards Magistrates' Court on Wednesday, 21 February.


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