Man Charged Over £75,000 Drugs Seizure

A 31-year-old man has been charged following a £75,000 drugs seizure in east Belfast.

The drugs were discovered at a property in the Belmount Road area on Tuesday, 17 May.

The suspect has been charged with possession of a class A controlled drug, possession of a class A controlled drug with intent to supply, possession of a class B controlled drug and possession of a class B controlled drug with intent to supply.

He is due to appear at Belfast Magistrates Court today, 18 May.

All charges are to be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service (PPS).

A 21-year-old man who was also arrested has been released on police bail pending further enquiries.


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