10/07/2007

Cocaine found in Derry hedge

Cocaine with a street value of over £100,000 has been found in a hedgerow in County Derry.

The discovery of the Class A drugs at Shanreagh Park in Limavady was the latest in the war against rising supply of cocaine in Northern Ireland, police have said.

No arrests have been made during the operation which took place on Monday.

The Organised Crime Task Force new threat assessment has revealed that while cannabis is still the most widely seized drug, cocaine is the main growth area.

(JM)

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