Man (68) arrested after suspected drugs found by PSNI

A 68-year-old man has been arrested in Lurgan on suspicion of possessing and dealing drugs.

Police said a significant amount of cash was also found on Thursday after a property was searched following the arrest.

The PSNI said: “Whilst on community patrol earlier, officers from Lurgan Neighbourhood Policing Team had reason to stop and search a vehicle and occupant resulting in a 68 year old male being arrested on suspicion of Possession of Class A substance, Possession with intent to supply a Class A substance and Possession of Criminal property.

“During a follow up search of a linked property we also seized a significant amount of cash.

Drugs found in Lurgan.

“The male is presently assisting us with our enquiries at Banbridge Police station.

“If you have any concerns about drugs within your community please get in touch with us on 101 or contact your local neighbourhood officer using the contact details on our website.

You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555111.”

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