23/06/2016

Suspected Cocaine Seized In Co Antrim

One kilo of suspected cocaine has been seized by police during a planned search of a house in Newtownabbey, Co Antrim.

The drugs were recovered from a property in the Mayfield High street area on Wednesday, 22 June.

Inspector Pete Mullan said: "There is no doubt this was destined for distribution and sale on the streets of Northern Ireland and we are delighted to have removed it from circulation, reducing the potential harm to individuals and communities.
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"We will continue to work with communities and act on information about illegal drugs. Support from the community is vital in this and I would encourage anyone with information about drug dealing, supply or importation to get in touch with us on 101."

(CD)

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