Belfast Telegraph

Armagh man charged after £1,500 cocaine find

By Staff Reporter

A man aged 25 has been charged after police seized around £1,500 worth of suspected cocaine in Co Armagh.

The suspect was charged with possession of a class A controlled drug; possession with intent to supply and also possessing fireworks without a licence.

He is expected to appear before Newry Magistrates Court on Wednesday, May 23.

The charges came after detectives from the Criminal Investigations Branch organised crime unit searched a house in O'Donoghue Park, Bessbrook, yesterday morning.

Approximately £1,500 of suspected cocaine and a number of fireworks were seized during the search, the PSNI said later.

Detective Inspector Millar said: "We are committed to tackling the issue of drugs and would appeal to the public to speak to us if they have any concerns or information regarding drugs in their area."

The number to call is 101, Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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