28/08/2015

Man Arrested In Connection With Drugs And Firearm Seizure

A 54-year-old man has been arrested after police seized drugs worth an estimated street value of £15,000 and a suspected firearm.

Police discovered the drugs and firearm during two house searches in east Belfast on Thursday and the search of a car in north Belfast on Wednesday.

The man has been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

Commenting on the seizure, Superintendent Darrin Jones said: "This was a significant find and has taken potentially dangerous drugs and a suspected firearm of the streets of Belfast. Police in the city remain focussed on tackling illegal drugs issues within the justice system in order to keep people safe."

Police are appealing to anyone with information to contact them.

(CD)


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