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Woman and teenager arrested after £25,000 worth of drugs seized in Portadown

Portadown drugs seizure

A woman and male teenager have been arrested after £25,000 worth of drugs were seized in Portadown over the weekend.

Police from the District Support Team and Neighbourhood Policing Team in Portadown made the arrested following a number of searches of properties in the town on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, December 16-18.

Inspector Ruston said: “Officers carried out searches under warrant in the Garvaghy Park and Churchill Park areas and recovered a large quantity of suspected Class A, B and C controlled drugs and cash.

“A woman and a teenage male were arrested and have been bailed to allow for further police enquiries.

“Information from the public is key in our continued efforts to tackle drugs in our community. These seizures and arrests can serve to reassure the public that we will take their concerns seriously as we work to stop those involved in such illegal activities.

“I am appealing to anyone with information about the illicit supply, possession or misuse of drugs to please call police in confidence on the non-emergency number 101, or submit a report online using our non-emergency reporting form via

“You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at

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