Spice and cocaine among £75k of drugs found during searches in NI town

Spice and cocaine were among £75k of illegal drugs plus a cannabis factory found during searches in a Co Armagh yesterday (Thursday).

Friday, 30th April 2021, 9:47 am

It is the latest in a blitz of drug searches across Upper Bann by the PSNI.

Police said the highly addictive drugs were found in multiple searches close to a local primary and secondary school in Lurgan.

A spokesperson for Lurgan Neighbourhood Policing Team said: “A very busy and very successful days work in Lurgan today!

Items siezed during drugs searches in Lurgan.
Items siezed during drugs searches in Lurgan.

“Three linked house searches where a substantial amount of illegal drugs were seized, estimated to be in the region of £75000.

“A stop was also put to the preparation of a cannabis factory.

“Drugs seized including cocaine and spice within the vicinity of local primary and secondary schools.

“A significant risk and harm was removed from the community.

Items siezed during drugs searches in Lurgan.

“These drugs were destined for the streets of Lurgan where your families and children would be the target,” said the Lurgan Neighbourhood Policing Team .

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Searches carried out in Lurgan.

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