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Man sentenced in connection with drugs find worth over £300K at caravan park in Carnlough

Laganside Courts in Belfast

A 42-year-old man has been sentenced to 32 months for drugs offences at Laganside Crown Court today, Tuesday 20th February.

Sean Adams from the west Belfast area, was convicted of possession of Class A controlled drugs with intent to supply, possession of Class B controlled drugs with intent to supply and possession of criminal property.

Detective Inspector Maguire said:

"In April 2023, officers conducted a search of a caravan park in Carnlough.

“During the search a quantities of suspected herbal Cannabis, suspected cocaine estimated to upwards of £300k.

“During a further search of his home in the Belfast area, a number of items were also seized including an approximately £4000 in cash, Diazepam tablets, mobile phones and a several expensive watches.

"In court today, he was sentenced to a total to 32 months (16 months in custody and 16 months on licence).

“I hope that this investigation and the fact that Mr Adams has been brought before the court offers reassurance that we, along with partner organisations, remain committed to disrupting the activities of those involved with illegal drugs. 

“The efforts are in keeping with Operation Dealbreaker – that’s our organisational commitment to tackle every aspect of drug misuse across Northern Ireland, and that includes its harrowing impact on the lives and relationships of local people.

“We’re grateful to the public for their continued support and would ask anyone with information, or concerns, to contact us on 101.”


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