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Man and woman arrested following county Armagh drugs seizure

Drugs seized from a property in Ashlea Close, Markethill

Two people have been arrested following the seizure of drugs in Markethill.

Local Policing Team and Crime Team Officers conducted planned searches of two properties in Ashlea Close on Thursday night, 10 December.

Drugs with an estimated street value of £1,365 were seized. These included suspected cocaine, cannabis and Ecstasy. Additional drugs paraphernalia were also recovered.

A 36-year-old man and 27-year-old woman were arrested for possession of Class A and B drugs, possession of Class A drugs with intent to supply and being concerned in the supply of drugs. Both have been released on bail pending further enquiries.

Drugs seized from a property in Ashlea Close, Markethill

Drugs seized from a property in Ashlea Close, Markethill

Chief Inspector Davy Beck said: “I hope this sends a clear message to all the community in Markethill that we are committed to addressing crime in whatever form it appears.

Our investigations, enquiries and efforts may not always be obvious or apparent but the public should rest assured that we are continually taking steps to reduce crime and prevent, detect and deter criminal activity.

“I would encourage anyone who has information in relation to the sale or use of illegal drugs to contact us on 101.”

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