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Large quantities of drugs, cash and other items found after police operation in area of Ballymoney

A successful multi-agency operation was conducted in County Antrim yesterday (Thursday 12 August), involving Ballycastle NPT alongside TSG Ambers, a Dog Handler along with his dog Harry, and HMRC.

The co-ordinated search of a premises in the greater Ballymoney area saw the seizure of a large quantity of different types of Class C drugs, alongside large quantities of cash, mobile phones, laptops, counterfeit/illegal tobacco, and cigarettes.

A vehicle was also seized for running on red diesel.

As a result a male was arrested for several drug offences by police and will be prosecuted by HMRC for other offences relating to counterfeit goods and trading.

A police spokesperson commented:

“Huge thank you to little Harry who was our 2 year old pup that located the drugs concealed within old tins in a very, very messy shed! His playtime and treats were well deserved!”


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