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Two men appear in court over £300,000 cocaine find

Two men have appeared in court in Belfast accused of possessing £300,00 worth of cocaine.

Trevor George Alexander Lowry (36) and Anthony McGuigan (27) are charged with possession of a Class A drug, namely cocaine, and possession of a Class A drug with intent to supply.

The pair were arrested after detectives from the Reactive and Organised Crime Branch stopped two vehicles on the Templepatrick Road, near Doagh in Co Antrim, on Friday afternoon.

Cocaine with an estimated street value of around £300,000 and £500 in cash were seized in the operation.

At Belfast Magistrates' Court today neither men applied for bail and District Judge Harry McKibben remanded both men into custody.

Lowry, of Beech Drive in Carrickfergus, is due to appear in court again on May 25 for a bail application.

McGuigan, of Thyme Park in Antrim, is due to appear in court again on June 14.

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