Suspected Cannabis was seized during searches in Newcastle
Suspected Cannabis was seized during searches in Newcastle

Newry, Mourne and Down District Support Team officers, assisted by local Neighbourhood Policing Team officers, conducted a search at a property in the Newcastle area on Monday, 3rd June.

During the search of the house in the Dunwellan Park area, officers seized a quantity of suspected Cannabis worth an estimated street value of £15,000 and a sum of cash.

Two men aged 19 and 50 were arrested on suspicion of a number of drugs offences and have been released on bail to allow for further enquiries.

Newry, Mourne & Down District Commander, Superintendent Norman Haslett said: “We are actively committed to removing dangerous drugs from our streets, and proactively investigate and carry out searches to disrupt this activity, and those involved in the drugs trade. 

“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"