Newry police arrest man in connection with 15kgs of Class A drugs

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Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

PSNI have arrested a man on behalf of the Eastern Region Special Operations Unit (ERSOU) in England who are investigating the seizure of a quantity of Class A drugs.

ERSOU officers seized 15 kilos of suspected Class A drugs in Dover on 14th September 2013.

During their investigation the Special Operations Unit liaised with PSNI in relation to the whereabouts of a suspect.

Police in Newry conducted enquiries and arrested a 27 year old man in Crossmaglen on Sunday, 16th February. The man was interviewed by officers from ERSOU and has been released on bail pending further enquiries.

The PSNI’s Con Fleming stated, “We hope this sends a clear message to criminals that there is no hiding place no matter where you offend. We will continue to work and support our colleagues in other police forces to create safer communities.”

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