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.

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