Suspected Cannabis Seizure

  • 08 September 2016

Suspected Cannabis Seizure

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Police have seized approximately £190,000 worth of suspected cannabis in the Belfast area.

A 39 year old man was arrested by Detectives from Organised Crime Branch following the search of two houses in the South Belfast area today, Thursday, 8 September.

He is currently in custody assisting police with their enquiries.

Detective Sergeant McAuley, Organised Crime Branch said: “I am pleased that we have taken a considerable quantity of illicit drugs from the streets of Northern Ireland.   Seizures such as this demonstrate our ongoing commitment to tackling the scourge of drugs in our society.

“I would encourage anyone who has any information about the use or supply of illegal drugs to contact police on the non-emergency number 101 with any information they have. Alternatively, if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111."

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