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Woman (31) arrested after £100,000 worth of drugs discovered in Bessbrook

A woman has been arrested following the discovery of suspected Class A drugs with an estimated value of £100,000 in Bessbrook earlier today (Friday).

The 31-year-old was arrested on suspicion of drugs offences and handling stolen property remains in custody, assisting with enquiries.

Detective Inspector Shaw, from the Police Service of Northern Ireland’s Organised Crime Branch, said: “During the search, a quantity of suspected Class A controlled drugs was seized, along with a forklift, excavator and other items.

“Through Operation Dealbreaker, we will continue to tackle the supply, use and harm caused by illegal drugs in Northern Ireland. We’re grateful for the support of local people, and I’m keen to reiterate and ask for anyone with information, or concerns, to get in touch on 101.

“Information can also be provided to Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at

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