Arrest after £50k mephedrone find

Arrest after £50k mephedrone find

Police have seized £50,000 worth of suspected mephedrone in Newtownabbey.

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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