Whoa! Averaging 66,000 Unique Weekly Readers! 

NI News

Cigarettes, fireworks and suspected cocaine seized in police operation

1 Mins read
BT Coleraine

Detectives from PSNI Organised Crime Unit conducted a search at a property in the Magherafelt area today ( Friday 1st May ).

Detective Inspector Shaw said: “Today’s search was a proactive organised crime operation targeting organised criminality in the Mid Ulster area.

As a result of the search we recovered approximately 8,400 counterfeit cigarettes, a large number of fireworks and a quantity of suspected cocaine.

A 22 year old man was also arrested on suspicion of possession of a class A controlled drug, possession of fireworks without a licence, trading in counterfeit products & possession of criminal property. The man has since been released on bail pending further police enquiries. 

“Information from the public is key in our efforts to stop those who profit from illegal activities. I would ask anyone with any information which can assist us to target these individuals to contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

11363 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
NI News

Mallon welcomes completion of work at North-West Transport Hub

4 Mins read
FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsAppInfrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon has welcomed the completion of works at the North-West Transport Hub in Derry during a visit to the…
NI News

Road Safety Week – There’s no need to speed

3 Mins read
FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsAppInfrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon has today urged drivers and riders to slow down and reduce their speed on the road. Minister Mallon…
NI News

‘We will weather this out’ – Chief Medical Officer

2 Mins read
FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsAppChief Medical Officer Dr Michael McBride is urging everyone to look after their mental health and wellbeing this winter, while also reminding…