Belfast Telegraph

Third man arrested in connection with £1.3m Dromore drugs haul

Detectives investigating the importation of £1.3 million worth of herbal cannabis into Northern Ireland have arrested a 42-year-old man on suspicion of a number of drug-related offences.

The arrest follows the significant seizure on Friday, 30 March of £1.3 million worth of herbal cannabis in the Dromore, Co Down area and was in collaboration with partner agencies.

Detective Inspector Chris Millar said: “The man was arrested on suspicion of offences, including fraudulently importing Class B controlled drugs. He is currently in custody assisting police with their enquiries."

He added: "Our enquiries are continuing.”

Two men, Kevin McPolin (32) and Niall Mallon (37) have been remanded in custody in connection with the drug seizure.

Belfast Telegraph Digital

Daily News Headlines Newsletter

Today's news headlines, directly to your inbox.


From Belfast Telegraph