Significant drug seizure, Belfast

  • 24 September 2016

Significant drug seizure, Belfast

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Detectives from Reactive and Organised Crime Branch have arrested a 28-year-old man and seized a large quantity of cocaine and heroin and a quantity of herbal cannabis with an estimated street value of £1.2 million after Police stopped a car on the West Bank Road in Belfast on the evening of Friday 23 September. 

Detective Inspector Keith Gawley said: "We are delighted to have removed this large amount of dangerous drugs off the streets of Northern Ireland.

"We are committed to making Northern Ireland a hostile environment for those individuals involved in drugs criminality. 

"Anyone with information about the illegal drugs trade is asked to contact Police by calling 101 or crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."

 

UPDATE

Detectives from Reactive and Organised Crime Branch have charged a 28 year old man with possession of Class A controlled drug, possession of Class B controlled drug, possession of Class A controlled drug with intent to supply, possession of Class B controlled drug with intent to supply, importing a Class A and Class B controlled drug and possession of criminal property.

He is due to appear at Belfast Magistrates Court on Monday, 26 September.

 


Keeping People Safe

"We are committed to making Northern Ireland a hostile environment for those individuals involved in drugs criminality".

 - Detective Inspector Keith Gawley