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Police discovered suspected Class A drugs at the property
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April 08 2022 12:05 PM
A 46-year-old man has been arrested after police recovered a quantity of suspected Class A drugs from a property in south Belfast on Thursday evening.
They said the man is being held on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of a Class A controlled drug.
PSNI Detective Chief Inspector Richard Thornton said: “Officers seized a quantity of suspected Class A Drugs, along with other items, including mobile phones and a replica firearm for further examination.
“The man remains in custody at this time, assisting with our enquiries.”
Detective Chief Inspector Thornton continued: “The illegal supply and use of drugs remains a priority for police, and seizures such as this demonstrate our ongoing commitment to tackling the scourge of drugs in our society.
“Those involved in drugs criminality seek to line their own pockets at the expense of causing harm to others and preying on those who are vulnerable.
“I would encourage anyone who has information about the use or supply of illegal drugs to contact police on the non-emergency number 101.
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"Alternatively, information can 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.
“Anyone who thinks they might have a problem with alcohol and/or drugs and would like to get help can visit www.drugsandalcoholni.info This also includes details of services available for individuals affected by someone else’s drinking and/or drug misuse.”
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