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Drugs worth in excess of £10,000 seized in Belfast


Officers from South Belfast Neighbourhood Policing Team have arrested a man following a proactive search at a property in South Belfast yesterday (Sunday 4 April). During the search, a quantity of suspected Class B and Class C controlled drugs was seized with an estimated street value in excess of £10,000. Inspector Marcella McKay said: “The man, aged 28, was arrested at a property in the lower Lisburn Road area on suspicion of possession of a quantity Class B and C drugs with intent to supply. He’s since been released on bail pending further enquiries.” Inspector McKay is urging anyone with information regarding the sale or consumption of drugs to get in touch with police.

Inspector McKay said: “That information can sometimes be the final piece in the jigsaw that enables us to carry out searches. This information gives us the chance to remove drugs and other harmful substances from our community and put those responsible before the courts. “With the continued help and support of the community, we will continue to address this issue as a priority. “I want to take this opportunity to appeal to anyone with information about the supply of illegal drugs, or anyone who has concerns, to get in touch with us on 101 quoting reference 1574 of 04/04/21."