Man arrested following drugs seizure at residential premises in Belfast City Centre

  • 23 June 2021

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Officers from the Belfast Central Neighbourhood Policing Team and officers from the Paramilitary Crime Task Force have this morning (Wednesday 23rd June) arrested a man and seized a quantity of suspected Class A and Class C controlled drugs in Belfast.

 

Detective Sergeant Gourley said: “Following a proactive policing operation at residential premises in Belfast City Centre shortly after 11:20am, a quantity of suspected Class A  and Class C drugs with an estimated street value of £5,000, a quantity of jewellery and other drugs paraphernalia were seized. All of the items have been removed for further forensic examinations.

 

“A 28 year old man was arrested on suspicion of possession of a Class A controlled drug, possession of a Class A controlled drug with intent to supply, possession of a Class C controlled drug, possession of a Class C controlled drug with intent to supply and handling stolen goods. The man remains in police custody at this time.


Police, working with our partners and communities, are committed to tackling the scourge of this type of criminality.

Anyone with any information or concerns regarding criminality in the community can contact police on 101, or submit a report online using our non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/.

You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://crimestoppers-uk.org/.

We are keen to hear from witnesses of this incident

The Police Service of Northern Ireland is appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone with any information that will assist the investigation to contact us on the non-emergency number 101. Information can also be passed anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

 


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