21/04/2006

Two men arrested in connection with Lurgan drugs find

Police have arrested two men following a number of searches in County Armagh.

The raids were carried out on several premises and two vehicles in the Lurgan area.

Police have revealed that a “significant” quantity of drugs were recovered.

The two men arrested are being held in police custody and are currently helping detectives with their inquiries.

Meanwhile, a 23-year-old man has been charged with possession of a Class B drug, possession of a Class C drug, and possession of a Class C drug with intent to supply.

It is understood that the charges relate to a search at a house in the Hill Street area of Lisburn yesterday evening.

A PSNI spokesman has revealed that a number of drugs, including a “nine bar” of cannabis resin were seized by police.

The man is expected to appear before Lisburn Magistrates Court on May 8.

(EF/CD)

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