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Three charged with drugs offences

16 Jul 2010

Detectives from the PSNI’s Organised Crime Branch have seized suspected herbal cannabis with a potential value of £20,000 during a search of two addresses on July 15 2010. A quantity of ammunition was also seized.

The discovery was made at Riga Street in the Shankill area of Belfast County Antrim and Abbey Glen, Newtownabbey, County Antrim.

Two men aged 29 were arrested during the searches and have been charged with drugs importation and drugs supply offences, to appear at Belfast Magistrates Court on Friday July 16 2010.

A 33-year-old man was also arrested and charged with drugs offences. He is expected to appear at Belfast Magistrates Court on August 10 2010.

As is normal procedure these charges will be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service.