22/09/2014

Man In Court After £25k Drug Seizure

Police have charged a 41-year-old man with possession of a class A drug and possession of a class A drug with intent to supply.

The charges follow the stop and search of a car in the Oldpark Road area of Lisburn, County Antrim, on the afternoon of Saturday 20 September.

A police search seized approximately £25,000 worth of suspected cocaine and the man has also been reported to the PPS for possession of a class B controlled drug and possessing items that breach a registered trademark.

He is due to appear at Lisburn Magistrates Court on the morning of Monday 22 September.

(IT/CD)


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