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400,000 of Cannabis seized in Coalisland

Wednesday, 27 September 2017

POLICE yesterday, Monday, seized 400,000 worth of Cannabis and arrested a man on suspicion of drug related activity in Coalisland.

Detectives from the PSNI Organised Crime Branch, assisted by colleagues from other units, recovered the Cannabis and arrested a man in his 40s following a search in the Coalisland area on 25th September.

Speaking following the recovery and arrest, Detective Inspector Pete Mullan told the Courier: "The man was arrested following a search at a property and is currently being held at Dungannon on suspicion of drugs offences. We are determined to identify, pursue and arrest anyone suspected of involvement in this illegal activity. The public expects us to take firm decisive action against such actions and we will continue to do just that.

"If you know anything about the illegal supply or use of drugs in your area, please contact your local Police station on the non-emergency number 101. Or if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."

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