[05/07/22] £250,000 seized from suspected illegal drugs, money and counterfeit goods in Newry

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Police seized £250,000 worth of suspected illegal drugs, cash and counterfeit goods in the Newry area yesterday, Monday July 4.

Newry, Morne & Down Area Commander, Superintendent Norman Haslett, said: “During the searches we seized approximately £200,000 of suspected Class A and Class B of controlled drugs and counterfeit goods. A sum of £25,000 cash and a quad bike were also seized during the proactive police operation.

“A 30-year-old woman, suspected of drug-related offences, has been arrested and remains in police custody assisting with investigations.

“This is another example of local law enforcement’s determination to get drugs off our streets and to arrest and prosecute those who make a living from drug trafficking. The devastating impact of the drug trade on communities, families and children is well documented. Together we can stop him and I urge anyone with information about drug trafficking in your area to pass this information on to the police, by calling 101.”

“Information may also be provided to Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org”






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