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Woman arrested after suspected drugs, cash and mobile phones seized in Craigavon

Detectives from the PSNI's Paramilitary Crime Task Force made the arrest after the search of a property as part of an ongoing investigation into criminality

Suspected drugs, cash and mobile phones were seized – and a woman arrested – during searches in Craigavon today (Tuesday).

Detectives from the PSNI’s Paramilitary Crime Task Force made the arrest after the search of a property as part of an ongoing investigation into criminality.

Detective Inspector Phelan said: “As a result of the search, a quantity of suspected Class B controlled drugs were seized, alongside cash and mobile devices. The items were taken away for further forensic examination.

“A 33-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of attempted possession of Class B drugs with intent to supply and possession of criminal property. She remains in police custody at this time.

“A 29-year-old man was issued a community resolution notice (CRN) for drug related offences during the search.”

Detective Inspector Phelan continued: “Our enquiries remain ongoing following today’s arrest and seizures. This is a demonstration of the PCTF’s commitment to tackle the harm caused by illegal drug use and supply in our communities.

“I would encourage anyone with information about the supply or use of illegal drugs to contact police on 101.”

You can also report to police online, via www.psni.police.uk/report or  contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://crimestoppers-uk.org/”

On Tuesday evening, a PSNI spokesperson said the woman had since been released on police bail to allow for further enquiries.

 

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