Police were tasked to an address on Church Street in Portstewart last night (Saturday 12th September) following a report made at around 9:20pm in relation to a man who had become unwell.
Inspector Mullan said: “Officers responded and attended the address, where the NIAS had attended and taken the man, aged in his thirties, to hospital.
“While in attendance, officers conducted a search and a small quantity of suspected drugs was recovered.
A man, aged 31 years of age, was subsequently arrested on suspicion of Possession of a Class B controlled drug. When en route to custody, the man became unwell and officers took him to hospital. The man was subsequently de-arrested.
“An investigation is underway.”
The Office of the Police Ombudsman has been notified.
There are no further details at this time.