Detectives from the Police Service of Northern Ireland’s Organised Crime Branch have arrested a woman following a search of a property in the north Belfast area.

Detective Inspector Sweeney said: “Officers carried out a search at a house in the Limestone Road area on Wednesday, 21st June.

“Suspected Class A controlled drugs with an estimated street value of £50,000 was seized, as well as a quantity of Class B and Class C controlled drugs, a sum of money and other drug-related paraphernalia.

“A 41-year-old woman was arrested at the property on suspicion of a number of offences, including possession of a Class A controlled drug, possession of a Class A controlled drug with intent to supply and possessing criminal property.

“She remains in police custody at this time, assisting officers with their enquiries.

“This search and seizure is a demonstration of our ongoing commitment to tackle all types of organised criminality.

“The supply and demand of drugs is a vicious cycle that we need to collectively break within our communities, as it feeds wider organised criminality.

“Anyone with information that could help with our enquiries and ongoing investigation should contact police on 101, quoting reference number 1905 of 21/06/23 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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