Man, 29, charged after Newry drugs find

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Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Detectives have charged a 29 year old man with a number of offences including possession of a class A drug, possession of a class A drug with intent to supply and possessing criminal property.

The charges are in relation to the arrest of a man in the Dorans Hill area of Newry on the evening of Friday 13th October.



Speaking to Newry Times after the arrest last week, Detective Inspector Keith Gawley said, “The man was stopped by a police patrol as he drove his car in the Dorans Hill area of Newry at around 9pm on Friday evening.

“A search of the man and his car was then carried out and a quantity of suspected class A drugs and cash was recovered.



“Further follow up searches were carried out at other locations in the Newry area. In total, around £30k of suspected cocaine has been recovered as well as a substantial amount of cash,” he added.

He is due to appear at Newry Magistrates Court on Wednesday 8th November.

As is normal procedure all charges are reviewed by the PPS.



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