COLERAINE : Organised Crime Unit welcome sentence of 29-year-old Alan Donaghy

COLERAINE : Organised Crime Unit welcome sentence of 29-year-old Alan Donaghy

Detectives from the Police Service of Northern Ireland’s Organised Crime Unit have welcomed the sentencing of 29-year-old Alan Donaghy for drugs offences at Coleraine Crown Court on Friday, 11th February 2022.

He was sentenced to:-
Six years imprisonment – three years in custody and three years on licence - for Being Concerned in Supply of a Class A Controlled Drug.

Eighteen months imprisonment – nine months in custody and nine months on licence – Possession of a Class A Controlled Drug (to run concurrently).

Eighteen months imprisonment – nine months in custody and nine months on licence - for Possession of Class A controlled drug (to run concurrently).


Detective Inspector Shaw  said: “This follows a proactive search of a house in the Tobermore area on Sunday 10th January 2021, where a quantity of suspected Class A drugs were seized.

“The Police Service of Northern Ireland is committed to both preventing dangerous drugs from ending up in local communities and pursuing those intent on destroying lives through the supply of illicit drugs.

“Through Operation DEALBREAKER, and the multi-agency efforts of the Organised Crime Task Force,  we will continue to carry out operations, to break the cycle of those who seek to cause harm through the illegal importation and supply of drugs in Northern Ireland, and to dismantle the organised criminals who profit from this incredibly harmful activity.

“I would encourage anyone with information that could assist in our efforts to contact us on the non-emergency number 101, or submit a report online using our non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/.   You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://crimestoppers-uk.org/

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