Arrest after searches net suspected Class A and C drugs

A man has been arrested after the PSNI carried out a number of searches in Co Armagh.

Thursday, 6th May 2021, 5:10 pm

Police said the 45-year-old was arrested on suspicion of possessing a class A controlled drug following a search of a property in the Churchill Gardens area of Portadown on Wednesday (May 5th).

A PSNI spokesperson said: “Officers seized a quantity of suspected class A and class C controlled drugs.

“The man was released on bail pending further enquiries.”

Detectives are appealing for information.

Police said they are ‘proactively targeting the supply of controlled drugs in District’.

The spokesperson added: “Yesterday in Portadown, two searches resulted in one arrest for Possession of Class A and C drugs and we disrupted a postal supply of Class A.

“We need your support and knowledge to be effective in this, never assume that we know what you know.”

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