Northern Ireland

Suspected drugs seized in search linked to West Belfast UDA probe

Search was carried out in Donaghadee on Wednesday

PSNI officers have made the first successful application for a Stalking Protection Order
Police searched a property in Donaghadee on Wednesday and seized suspected Class B and C drugs. (Niall Carson/PA)

Suspected drugs have been seized in Co Down by police investigating criminal activity linked to the West Belfast UDA.

PSNI officers from the multi-agency Paramilitary Crime Task Force carried out a search at a property in Donaghadee on Wednesday under the Misuse of Drugs Act.

Suspected Class B and C drugs were seized, along with mobile phones and a sum of cash.

The items were taken away for further forensic examination.

A PSNI spokesperson said: “I would ask anyone with information about the supply of illegal drugs to contact police on 101.”