Multiple arrests after searches for drugs in NI town

Three people have been arrested after multiple searches for drugs in Co Armagh.

Friday, 23rd April 2021, 5:21 pm

In a blitz against the drugs problem, the PSNI carried out a number of searches in various locations in Lurgan.

A 25 year old man was arrested on suspicion of various drugs offences following a search at a property in the Lurgan Tarry area of Lurgan yesterday (Thursday 22nd April).

A PSNI spokesperson said: “A quantity of Class B controlled drugs and other items were seized during the operation and the man has been released on police bail pending further enquiries.”

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Arrests made in Lurgan.

After a separate search on Thursday April 15, a teenager was arrested.

A PSNI spokesperson said: “Police arrested a 17-year-old male on suspicion of a number of drugs offences, including possession of Class B and C controlled drugs, and theft.

“A number of items were seized during a search at a house in Lurgan on 15th April, including mobile phones, a bank card, and a quantity of Class B and C controlled drugs.

“He was subsequently released on police bail pending further enquiries.”

Arrests made in Lurgan.

And in another search on April 15 a woman was arrested.

A PSNI spokesperson said: “A 49 year old woman was arrested on suspicion of various drugs offences following a quantity of suspected Class B controlled drugs were seized from a property at the Gilpins Mews area of Lurgan on Thursday 15th April.

“She was later released on police bail pending further enquiries.”

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Searches carried out in Lurgan.

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