Whoa! Averaging 66,000 Unique Weekly Readers! 

FeaturedNews

Ford praises £1.2million drugs seizures

1 Mins read

Justice Minister David Ford has praised seizures of drugs with a street value of almost £1.2million across Northern Ireland in recent weeks.

 

Since 5 January, drugs including heroin and cannabis worth an estimated £1,182,000 have been seized by the PSNI in Belfast, Poyntzpass, Magherafelt, Londonderry, Coleraine, Ballymoney and Hillsborough. 14 people have also been arrested including three in connection with the production and supply of cocaine.

David Ford, who is chair of the Organised Crime Task Force said: “I want to commend the work of the PSNI in taking these drugs off our streets and welcome the fact that in just over three weeks we have seen drugs worth more than £1million seized in towns and cities across Northern Ireland.

“We remain committed to removing these harmful substances from our streets. These seizures send a very clear message to those intent on destroying our communities that we will continue to pursue and bring them before the courts.

“I would urge anyone with information to pass it to the PSNI on the 101 number or to the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111. The sooner these criminals face justice the safer our community will be.”

Digital Editorial Team
12667 posts

About author
An article that is attributed to the Causeway Coast Community Team has either involved multiple authors, written by a contributor or the main body of content is from a press release. Got a news-related tip you’d like to see covered on Causeway Coast Community? Email us - [email protected]
Articles
Related posts
News

12 arrests and three vehicles seized following Joint Agency Task Force Operation

1 Mins read
Officers from the Police Service of Northern Ireland were part of a cross border Joint Agency Task Force operation that took place…
News

Woman 'confirms involvement' in hoax bomb alert at Armoy

1 Mins read
A WOMAN with a Stranraer address has “confirmed” involvement in a hoax bomb alert in Armoy in 2019, Coleraine Magistrates Court, sitting…
BusinessLocal NewsNews

Dodds announces new support scheme for large tourism and hospitality businesses

2 Mins read
Economy Minister Diane Dodds today unveiled details of a new £26.1m support scheme for larger hospitality and tourism businesses that have been…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *