04/11/2013

Man Charged Over PSNI Drugs Find

Detectives from the PSNI's Organised Crime Branch have charged a 36-year-old male with four counts of possessing a class A controlled drug and intent to supply, after police stopped and searched a car in the Hillsborough Road area of Lisburn on Saturday afternoon.

The man has also be charged with two counts of possession of a class B controlled drug, two counts of possessing a class B controlled drug with intent to supply and importing a controlled drug.

The charges are in connection with the discovery of a large quantity of suspected herbal cannabis and a quantity of suspected cocaine after police stopped a car in the Hillsborough Road area of Lisburn.

A further quantity of suspected herbal cannabis and suspected cocaine were also recovered during a follow up search of a property in the Mullberry Park area of Dunmurry, County Antrim.

A 30-year-old female arrested at the property has been subsequently released pending a report to the Public Prosecution Service.

The man is expected to appear before Lisburn Magistrates Court today.

(IT/CD)

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