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Man arrested after police uncover £10,000 worth of suspected drugs during house raid

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A man has been arrested after police uncovered £10,000 worth of suspected drugs during house raid earlier today (Friday).

A 28-year-old was taken into custody following the planned search of a house in the Scarva Road area of Banbridge.

Inspector Leslie Badger said: “A quantity of suspected cannabis and white powder substance were discovered with an estimated street value of around £10,000.

“A 28 year old man was arrested on suspicion of a Class A and Class B controlled drug with intent to supply. He is currently in police custody.

“I would encourage anyone with information about the sale and supply of illegal drugs to get in touch with police on 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.”

Police update: Saturday, September 7. The 28-year-old man arrested in the Scarva Road area of Banbridge on Friday 6th September following the discovery of suspected cannabis and a white powder substance has been released on bail pending further enquiries.

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