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Cocaine worth £1,500 and fireworks seized from house in south Armagh

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Cocaine worth £1,500 and fireworks seized from house in south Armagh earlier today (Wednesday).

Detectives have charged a 25-year-old man with possession of a class A controlled drug, possession of a class A controlled drug with intent to supply and possessing fireworks without a licence.

He is expected to appear before Newry Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, May 23.

The charges are in connection with a proactive search of a house in O’Donoghue Park area of Bessbrook this morning by detectives from Criminal Investigations Branch organised crime unit.

Approximately £1,500 of suspected cocaine and a number of fireworks were seized during the search.

Detective Inspector Millar said: “We are committed to tackling the issue of drugs and would appeal to the public to speak to us if they have any concerns or information regarding drugs in their area.

“The number to call is 101. Alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.”

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