20/03/2024

Cocaine Worth £200,000 Seized In Dungannon Vehicle Stop

A 41-year-old man has been arrested in Dungannon in connection with the seizure of suspected cocaine with an estimated street value of £200,000 and cash totalling £50,000.

At approximately 2.30pm on Tuesday, 19th March, officers stopped a vehicle travelling on the Omagh Road, uncovering the suspected cocaine and cash in both Euro and Sterling denominations. As a result, a 41-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possession of a Class A controlled drug with intent to supply and possession of criminal property.
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Following the operation, Detective Inspector Sweeney of the PSNI's Organised Crime Branch, said: "This stop, seizure and arrest resulted from an ongoing investigation into serious and organised criminality. We remain determined to remove harmful drugs from our streets and to remove money and assets from those who trade in such drugs.

"We rely on information from the communities affected to allow us to make such seizures and continue to disrupt organised criminality.

"If you have any information about this type of activity, please contact us on 101. You can also make a report at psni.police.uk/report, or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 and crimestoppers-uk.org/."

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