Officers investigating suspected drugs criminality linked to the INLA seize Class A drugs after search in Derry/Londonderry

  • 19 May 2022

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Officers from the Police Service of Northern Ireland’s Paramilitary Crime Task Force, investigating suspected drugs criminality linked to the INLA, searched a property in the Derry/Londonderry area on Wednesday, May 18.

During the search, a quantity of suspected Class A controlled drugs with an estimated street value of £6,000 was seized, along with a quantity of cash.

Detective Chief Inspector, Avine Kelly said: “The possession and supply of drugs within communities should not, and indeed will not, be tolerated. 

“This search and seizure reflects our ongoing commitment to safeguarding local people.

“We will continue to work with communities and partners to disrupt those involved in such criminal activities and reduce the harm they cause in our communities.

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