15/01/2020

Arrest Follows Drug Raids In L'Derry

A 23 year-old man has been arrested following a number of searches in L'Derry.

A quantity of suspected class A and B drugs and related paraphernalia, fireworks and £3,000 of cash were seized during searches of three properties in the Strathfoyle area on Tuesday 14 January.

Detectives arrested a man on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of controlled drugs and other offences.

He has since been released on bail pending further enquiries.
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Detective Chief Inspector Paul Rowland said: "Today's search and arrest operation demonstrates our commitment to disrupting the criminal activities of people who are intent on bringing harm to our communities."



(JG/CM)

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