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Friday, April 23, 2021

Large drug seizure in East Belfast following proactive PSNI operation

A 33 year old man has been arrested following a proactive policing operation in east Belfast on Saturday afternoon.

Police carried a proactive search of a property at Kilbroney House, Greenway and seized thousands of suspected Diazepam tablets along with a small quantity of herbal cannabis and two mobile phones.

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The search followed the interception of a parcel destined for the same address, which contained thousands of suspected Pregablin tablets.

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The man was arrested on suspicion of importation of a Class C drug and attempted possession with intent to supply a class C controlled drug. He was released on bail pending further enquiries.

Tackling the illegal supply and use of drugs continues to be a priority for police and seizures such as this demonstrates the ongoing commitment to removing illegal drugs from society.

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Police would encourage anyone who has any information about the use or supply of illegal drugs to contact police on the non-emergency number 101 with any information they have. Alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.

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