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Man arrested after detectives uncover two lorry loads of bottled drinks

Seized container and bottle Derrybeg Lane, Newry

A man has been arrested after detectives uncovered a two lorries containing a huge supply of bottled drinks.

The 54-year-old man was arrested by detectives from Reactive and Organised Crime just off the Armagh Road leading into the city earlier yesterday.

PSNI, in conjunction with the Food Standards Agency and the Northern Ireland Environment Agency, conducted searches of premises on Derrybeg Lane.

Seized container and bottle Derrybeg Lane, Newry

Seized container and bottle Derrybeg Lane, Newry

Two 40ft trailers and a large quantity of bottled drinks were seized.

The man was arrested on suspicion of possession of articles to commit fraud, making or supplying articles to commit fraud and offences under the waste and contaminated land act.

He was later released on bail pending further enquiries.

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