Two charged over £70k methedrone haul

Published Wednesday, 14 August 2013
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Two 29-year-old men have been charged in connection with the seizure of three and half kilograms of methedrone in Antrim.

Two charged over £70k methedrone haul
The pair have been charged with drugs trafficking. (© UTV)

They were arrested on Tuesday after police searched a house in the Rathenraw area, where the haul with an estimated street value of £70,000 was discovered - as well as a sawn-off shot gun.

The pair have been charged with drugs trafficking and money laundering.

One of the men has also been charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition in suspicious circumstances.

Both men are due to appear before Coleraine Magistates' Court on Wednesday.

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Joe Bloggs in Belfast wrote (441 days ago):
It's spelled 'Mephedrone'
P in Belfast wrote (442 days ago):
It is not called methadrone, it is called mephedrone. Eg plant food. Methadone which you might be getting confused with is a heroin substitute. Please correct this as it gives out the wrong information.
Terry in Belfast wrote (442 days ago):
The drug is called MePHedrone. What is quoted in this report is methedrone, a medical substitute for heroin and comes in liquid form.
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