Two arrested and suspected drugs seized in north Belfast

  • 27 July 2019

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Police in Belfast have seized a quantity of suspected class A drugs and arrested two men following searches of a property in the Antrim Road area yesterday (Friday, 26th July).

Sergeant Angela Elliott said: “A quantity of suspected cocaine was discovered after police stopped and searched a vehicle on the Cavehill road on Friday.

"A subsequent search carried out at the property in the Antrim Road area of north Belfast uncovered further quantity of suspected Class A, which was seized.

“A 40 year old man was arrested on suspicion of two counts of possessing a class A controlled drug and possession of a class A controlled drug with intent.

“A 20 year old man was arrested on suspicion of possessing of a class A controlled drug, possession of a class A controlled drug with intent to supply and using a motor vehicle without insurance.

“Both men were released on bail pending further enquiries.

“We are committed to making Northern Ireland a hostile environment to those within our local community involved in drug dealing.

"We will seek to identify them, arrest them and bring them before the courts.

"I would encourage anyone with information about the sale and supply of illegal drugs to get in touch with police.

“Community intelligence is key in enabling us to gather an accurate picture of what is happening in our local communities and to focus our resources on the areas and issues people are concerned about. Local police can be contacted on 101 or online via the online reporting form on the PSNI website."


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