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Police make series of arrests in north Armagh

Police in Craigavon recently arrested three people for motoring offences as they work to make our roads safer.

On Friday, 6 June, a 22 year old was arrested for driving whilst disqualified in the Bridge Street area. He was subsequently charged with driving whilst disqualified, no insurance and takng a motor vehicle without authority to appear before Craigavon Magistrates’ Court on 18 June.

On Saturday, 7 June, officers on patrol observed a male driving a motorcyle in the Drumgor Road area. The 27 year old man was stopped and searched. A quantity of suspected Class B drugs were seized. The man was arrested for possession of Class B drugs, driving whilst unfit and driving with no licence or insurance. He was later released on bail pending further enquiries and a motorcycle was seized.

In a third incident a man was arrested for excess alcohol after police on patrol observed a man behind the wheel of a car in Cottage Road, Dollingstown. Officers spoke to the 20 year old male who was arrested and later charged to appear before Craigavon Magistrates’ Court on 4 July.

As is normal procedure the charges will be reviewed by the PPS.

Meanwhile, police in Lurgan arrested two males for drugs offences on Saturday, 7 June.

Officers were on patrol in the Church Place area  around 2.30am when members of the public pointed out needles on the ground. Police safely removed and disposed of the needles. A 31 year old man in a nearby property claimed the needles as his own and searches of the man and the house were conducted.

The 31 year old man was arrested for possession of a controlled substance.

A small amount of cannabis was found and a 35 year old man was also arrested for possession of a controlled substance.

Both were released pending report to the PPS.

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