Officers on patrol swoop on cocaine and cash in Co Armagh


A PSNI patrol seized £1,400 in cash, plus what was believed to be £600-worth of cocaine and some counterfeit cash, after observing a car in Portadown.

The police said that officers in the Churchill Park area of Portadown on Thursday afternoon (February 4), when they “observed two males in a parked car”.

Police spoke to the males before carrying out a search of the vehicle.

“Suspected cocaine with an estimated street value of £600 was seized along with £1,400 cash, two counterfeit £10 notes and two mobile phones.”

The two men, aged 21 and 24, were arrested for possession of Class A drugs, possession of Class A drugs with intent to supply, possession of criminal property and possession of counterfeit currency.

Both were later released on bail pending further enquiries.

Police revealed the arrests on Friday.