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.
Three to stand trial over methedrone
Published: Tuesday, 12 November 2013
Two men and a woman are to stand trial over a suspected £50,000 drugs haul shipped into Northern Ireland from China, a judge has ruled.
Man held in Derry drugs probe
Published: Tuesday, 29 October 2013
A 25-year-old man has been arrested as part of a drugs investigation in Londonderry.
Woman 'smuggled cocaine internally'
Published: Friday, 25 October 2013
Half of a potential £100,000 haul of cocaine allegedly shipped into Northern Ireland from England was hidden internally by a female suspect, the High Court has heard.
14 caught with drugs at Maghaberry jail
Published: Friday, 18 October 2013
Fourteen people have been arrested in connection with drugs as part of a crackdown at Maghaberry Prison.
Brothers in court over cocaine seizure
Published: Saturday, 12 October 2013
Two alleged drug-dealing brothers have been remanded into custody accused of dealing in class A drugs cocaine and ecstasy.
Man charged over class A drugs
Published: Friday, 11 October 2013
A 29-year-old man has been charged in connection with cocaine seized in Belfast.
Man charged over class A drugs
Published: Friday, 04 October 2013
A 38-year-old man has been charged in connection with class A drugs seized in Newtownards, Co Down.
Man charged over £300k cocaine seizure
Published: Wednesday, 02 October 2013
A 29-year-old man has been charged with drugs offences in Co Down.
Peru pair may face six-month probe
Published: Wednesday, 02 October 2013
Drug mules Michaella McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid could face a six-month investigation if their guilty pleas are not accepted, according to a prosecutor in Peru.
Peru pair 'very well' in prison
Published: Tuesday, 01 October 2013
Peru two Michaella McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid are doing "very well" in a modern prison, an Irish priest has said.
Covert PSNI tactics 'busted drugs gang'
Published: Tuesday, 24 September 2013
Undercover police officers disrupted an alleged crime gang supplying heroin in Co Tyrone, the High Court has heard.

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