Suspected Herbal Cannabis
Suspected Herbal Cannabis

Officers from Belfast Harbour Police and PSNIs Organised Crime Team arrested a 42-year-old man and seized a quantity of class B controlled drugs following a port policing operation in Belfast in the early hours of Wednesday morning, August 9th.

Colleagues from Belfast Harbour Police effected a heavy goods vehicle stop and search in the Harbour area around 6am. During the operation, suspected herbal cannabis with an estimated street value of around £585k was found to be located, concealed in the vehicle.

A 42 year old man was arrested and remains in police custody at this time.

D/Insp Conor Sweeney said: “This seizure and arrest highlights the ability of strong partnership working with key stakeholders to tackle this type of organised criminality.

“I would appeal to anyone who can help us identify suspects or provide any information about suspected drug dealing in their area to call the non-emergency number 101. Alternatively, information can also be given anonymously to the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111."