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Man arrested and cocaine with street value of £200,000 seized


Detectives from Police Service of Northern Ireland's Organised Crime Branch have arrested a 24 year old man on suspicion of a number of offences including importation of Class A drug; possession of Class A drug; being concerned in the supply of Class A drug and possession of criminal property. A quantity of suspected cocaine with a potential street value of £200,000 was also seized.

He remains in custody at this time. Detective Inspector Shaw said: “We will continue to make Northern Ireland a hostile environment to those involved in drug dealing within our communities. We will seek to identify them, arrest them and bring them before the courts. “Those involved in drugs criminality seek to line their own pockets at the expense of causing harm to others. They set out to ruin the communities that they live and operate in and they do not care about the damage that they cause, preying on those who are vulnerable. “We will continue to robustly and proactively pursue those who are intent on damaging our communities by supplying illegal drugs. “If you have any information about criminality call police on 101, or submit a report online using our non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/.

You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://crimestoppers-uk.org/"

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