Arrest after £50k mephedrone find

Published Wednesday, 13 February 2013
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Police have seized £50,000 worth of suspected mephedrone in Newtownabbey.

Arrest after £50k mephedrone find
A man is being questioned by police. (© UTV)

The drugs were found in the Mallusk area on Wednesday.

A 33-year-old man was arrested during the PSNI Organised Crime Branch operation.

He remains in police custody.

Meanwhile a 37-year-old man has been arrested following the seizure of £50,000 worth of cannabis from a house in the Bracken Grove area of Newry.

He is being questioned on suspicion of a number of offences including cultivating cannabis, possession of a class B drug and possession of a class B drug with intent to supply.

Newry and Mourne Area Commander, Chief Inspector Davy Beck, said: "My officers are committed to detecting and prosecuting drug dealers and taking dangerous drugs off our streets.

"We remain dedicated to carrying out proactive searches against drug dealers."

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2 Comments
Bill in Belfast wrote (534 days ago):
Out of all the drugs I've tried (most of them) mephadrone has to be the dirtiest most dangerous and most disgusting
HAPPY FACE in BELFAST wrote (534 days ago):
THIS NEWS THAT MORE DRUGS HAVE BEEN INTERCEPTED BY THE P.S.N.I. IS BRILLIANT, THESE THUGS ARE KILLING OUR CHILDREN, I HOPE THE COURTS HAND OUT STIFFER SENTENCES AS A DETERANT TO THESE SPINLESS PEOPLE, WHO FEED OF THE CHILDREN IN OUR AREAS, KEEP UP THE BRILLIANT WORK IN TAKING THESE DANGEROUS DRUG OFF THE STREETS. WELL DONE GUYS.
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