31/07/2006

Man remanded after drugs find

A man has been remanded in custody charged in connection with a drugs seizure in Londonderry at the weekend.

Patrick Martin Coyle from the Carnhill area of the city, was charged with possession of drugs worth an estimated street value of £33,000, with intent to supply.

The narcotics, which consisted of a quantity of cocaine, herbal cannabis and amphetamines, were found at an address in the Carnhill area on Sunday.

Mr Coyle denied allegations that he was a drug dealer and added that some of the cannabis was for his own personal use.

(EF)

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