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Man arrested following the discovery of suspected class B drugs in Co Antrim

Drugs seized by police in County Antrim

Police have arrested a man in his 20s on suspicion of a number of drugs related offences following the seizure of an estimated £2,500 of suspected cannabis.

The arrest followed the stop and search of a vehicle in Ballymoney yesterday evening, Saturday 7th October.

At approximately 9.40pm officers stopped a suspicious car in the Trinity Drive area of the town. A search was carried out and a number of items were seized including a large quantity of a suspected class B substance and other drugs related paraphernalia.

A property was also searched and an additional quantity of a suspected class B drug was recovered.

A 27-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possession of Class B, with being concerned in the supply of class B, possession with intention to supply class B and possessing criminal property.

He has since been released on bail to allow for further enquiries.

A spokesperson for the Police Service of Northern Ireland said:

"This search and arrest demonstrates our commitment to keeping local communities across Causeway Coast and Glen’s safe from this type of criminality and removing these illegal substances from our streets.

"Anyone with concerns or information about the supply of drugs in their area is advised to contact police on 101. Alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime."


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