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Drug arrests made by PSNI

The PSNI has made several drug arrests

POLICE have made several drugs related arrests across Belfast.

Two men, aged 25 and 32, were arrested after a search of a property in north Belfast yesterday.

The 25-year-old was arrested on suspicion of possession of a Class B drug and possession of a Class B drug with intent to supply.

The 32-year-old was arrested on suspicion of possession of a Class B drug.

Meanwhile, offices from the Organised Crime Unit have arrested a man, aged 51, and a woman, aged 36, following searches yesterday.

Three premises, two in south Belfast and one in east Belfast, were searched and a quantity of class B drugs with a street value of £50,000 were seized alongside a substantial sum of cash.

Police say the arrests are part of an ongoing investigation relating to the seizure of drugs and cash in Belfast and Heathrow Airport recently.

The seizures have a combined potential street value in the region of £3.5 million.

Elsewhere, police have charged a 55-year-old man with a number of offences including being concerned in the supply of a class A controlled drug.

The charges follow a search of a property in the Upper Lisburn Road area of Belfast on Monday August 10 during which a number of items including cash and a vehicle were seized.

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