Legal high sales ban granted by court
Published: Friday, 14 November 2014
Belfast City Council and the Attorney General have been granted an interim order to ban the sale in Northern Ireland of 'legal highs' by a city centre shop.
Man bailed over £180k cannabis find
Published: Sunday, 09 November 2014
A 36-year-old man arrested in connection with a cannabis seizure with a street value of £180k has been released on bail.
Woman bailed over cannabis factory
Published: Saturday, 08 November 2014
A 23-year-old woman who was arrested after police found cannabis plants with an estimated value of about £200k in Co Fermanagh has been bailed.
Passenger hid €400k of cocaine in sweets
Published: Saturday, 08 November 2014
Customs officers seized 5.4kg of cocaine with an estimated street value of €378,000 at Dublin Airport on Friday.
Trio charged over cannabis plants in van
Published: Friday, 24 October 2014
Three men have been charged in connection with cannabis plants with a street value of £43,000 seized from a van in Co Fermanagh on Wednesday.
£400k drug factory in Co Londonderry
Published: Friday, 24 October 2014
Police have said they have made one of the largest cannabis hauls for some time in the North West after plants with an estimated street value of £400k were found at a house in Co Londonderry.
Cannabis factory seized in east Belfast
Published: Tuesday, 14 October 2014
A 43-year-old man has been arrested after police recovered 70 cannabis plants from a property in east Belfast.
Police seize £500k cannabis in Belfast
Published: Wednesday, 08 October 2014
Three people have been arrested following the seizure of suspected cannabis with an estimated street value of around £500k in Belfast city centre.
Man, 70, 'skippered £100m cocaine yacht'
Published: Thursday, 25 September 2014
The authorities behind the raid on a luxury yacht off the coast of Cork, which uncovered a suspected £100m haul of cocaine, have said the vessel was captained by an experienced 70-year-old sailor.
Mum exposes grim reality of drug abuse
Published: Thursday, 28 August 2014
The mother of a young man who died after taking a methadone overdose says she hopes that the shocking image of her son spending his final days being cared for in a nursing home will help save others.
Man charged over £30k drug seizure
Published: Friday, 22 August 2014
A 31-year-old man has been charged in connection with a seizure of drugs with an estimated street value of over £30,000 in Conlig, Co Down.
Man charged over Derry cocaine find
Published: Friday, 08 August 2014
A 22-year-old man has been charged with drug offences following the recovery of cocaine in Londonderry.
Teens find 'heroin kit' and used needles
Published: Friday, 01 August 2014
The discovery of a used drugs kit - believed to contain heroin - by children in west Belfast has led one campaigner to warn that the deadly drug is becoming more available on our streets.
Dealers of killer drug yet to be found
Published: Monday, 28 July 2014
An inquest into one of 20 deaths linked to an unregulated stimulant drug has heard police have been unable to trace those responsible for selling it in Northern Ireland.
Two jailed over drug smuggling ring
Published: Thursday, 19 June 2014
Two local men who set up an international smuggling ring to import Class A, B and C drugs into Northern Ireland have been jailed at Londonderry Crown Court.
£20k cannabis find in north Belfast
Published: Tuesday, 17 June 2014
Suspected cannabis with an estimated street value of £20k has been uncovered during a raid at a house in north Belfast.
Four held over £120k cocaine haul
Published: Wednesday, 11 June 2014
Four men have been arrested in connection with suspected cocaine seized in Banbridge.
400 cannabis plants seized in Belfast
Published: Monday, 09 June 2014
Police have seized over 400 cannabis plants at a house in west Belfast at the weekend.
Brothers in court over £400k drugs
Published: Wednesday, 21 May 2014
Two west Belfast brothers have appeared in court accused of possessing cocaine and cannabis said to be worth £400k.
Four charged over £410k drugs haul
Published: Saturday, 03 May 2014
Four people have been charged with drugs and money laundering offences in connection with a £410,000 cannabis haul in Belfast.
£500k cannabis seizure in Rathfriland
Published: Wednesday, 16 April 2014
A 41-year-old man has been arrested after police seized around £500,000 of suspected herbal cannabis in Rathfriland, Co Down.
Four in court over heroin bust
Published: Friday, 04 April 2014
Three men and a woman have been remanded into custody as part of an undercover police operation targeting the heroin trade in Belfast.
Further arrests over £450k cannabis haul
Published: Thursday, 20 March 2014
Two further people have been arrested in connection with a £450k seizure of cannabis in east Belfast.
PSNI seek woman over Ballymena drugs
Published: Monday, 24 February 2014
Police have released an image of a woman they want to speak to in connection with a £150,000 cannabis factory seized at a Chinese restaurant in Ballymena last week.
Communities urged to report drug dealers
Published: Monday, 24 February 2014
A new publicity campaign aimed at tackling drugs is calling for communities to help take drug dealers off the streets.
Arrest over Bushmills cannabis seizure
Published: Thursday, 06 February 2014
A 28-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of a number of drugs offences following the seizure of over £35,000 worth of cannabis plants in Bushmills, Co Antrim.
Newry pair remanded over ecstasy haul
Published: Monday, 03 February 2014
A man and woman from Newry have been remanded into custody charged with having £50,000 of class A ecstasy.
Missing man sparks call for detox clinic
Published: Monday, 27 January 2014
The disappearance of a young drug user in Londonderry has strengthened calls for a detoxification centre to be established in the city.
Legal high users 'problem' for retailers
Published: Friday, 24 January 2014
Legal highs are being blamed for a wave of anti-social behaviour in Belfast city centre.
Smuggler Michaella admits drug taking
Published: Sunday, 12 January 2014
Imprisoned Dungannon woman Michaella McCollum has admitted taking drugs while in Ibiza, but maintains she was forced into the drug smuggling plot that was foiled at an airport in Peru last year.
Suspected cannabis find in Magherafelt
Published: Sunday, 12 January 2014
Police have arrested a man and a woman after suspected cannabis with a street value of at least £15,000 was recovered in Magherafelt, Co Londonderry.
Woman arrested over Strabane drugs find
Published: Tuesday, 07 January 2014
A woman has been arrested after police seized suspected drugs and thousands of pounds in Strabane, Co Tyrone.
Chinese brothers in court over cannabis
Published: Saturday, 30 November 2013
Two Chinese brothers accused of having herbal cannabis with intent to supply have been remanded in custody.

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