PSNI DRUGS RAID 1DETECTIVES from the PSNI’s Reactive and Organised Crime have dealt a major blow to a drugs crime gang.

Officers from Coleraine orking with colleagues from the Ballymena Crime Team have seized class A and class B drugs following the search of a house in the Ballymena area today, Thursday, June 23.

Suspected cocaine and mephedrone with an estimated value of around £100k was recovered.

A 40 year old man has been arrested for a number of drug offences.

They include possession of class A controlled drugs, possession of class B controlled drugs, possession with intent to supply class A and B drugs, being concerned in the supply of class A and B drugs and cultivating cannabis.

The man remains in custody assisting officers with their enquiries.

Detective Sergeant Wallace from Reactive and Organised Crime said: “ We are very pleased to have taken a large quantity of illegal drugs off the streets of Ballymena.

“I would urge anyone with any information about the use or supply of illegal drugs to contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 with that information.”

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