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'Suspected cocaine' worth £300,000 seized in Doagh: two men arrested


Suspected cocaine estimated to be worth £300,000 was seized today, Friday, May 19, after police searched two vehicles on the Templepatrick Road in Doagh. Photo: PA

Two men were arrested in Doagh this afternoon after police found €300,000 worth of suspected drugs in two vehicles.

Detectives from Reactive and Organised Crime Branch stopped the vehicles on the Templepatrick Road, Doagh this afternoon, Friday, 19 May.

The officrs seized a quanity of suspected cocaine with an estimated street value of £300,000, prescription drugs with an estimated street value of £500 and a sum of cash, a PSNI spokesperson has confirmed.

Two males, aged 27 and 36m have been arrested on suspicion of a number of drugs offences and are currently in police custody.

Detective Inspector Keith Gawley commented: “This operation is yet another example of our determination to reduce the availability of this drug.

"I appeal to anyone who has any concerns or information about illegal drugs to contact their local Police on the non-emergency number 101.

"Or, if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111."

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