Some of the items seized during the search.
Some of the items seized during the search.

Officers from Bangor District Support Team, assisted by officers from specialist Operations Branch providing specialist access, conducted a search at a property in the Killaire Road area of Bangor earlier today, Wednesday, 13th March.

A BearCat, an armoured tactical vehicle, was deployed to assist this proactive operation in Bangor West.

A significant quantity of Class A drugs were recovered, including a quantity of luxury watches, diamonds, paintings, a sum of cash and a Range Rover Sport vehicle. Officers also seized a suspected firearm from the property.

A 22-year-old man and a 26-year-old woman were arrested on suspicion of a number of offences, including being in possession of a firearm in suspicious circumstances, being concerned in the supply of a Class A drug and possession of criminal property.

Inspector Hart said: “We are actively committed to removing dangerous drugs from our streets, and will proactively investigate and carry out searches to disrupt this activity, and those involved in the drugs trade. Today’s planned operation shows we are devoted to carrying out these searches and using all personnel and equipment available during proactive policing operations."

If you have any information about the use or supply of drugs you can contact police on 101, or submit a report online using the non-emergency reporting form via You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at