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Man charged with drugs offences in UDA probe

Police have charged a man with drugs offences following searches in Carrickfergus in February.
Staff Reporter

A 35-YEAR-old man has been charged with drugs offences by police investigating the South East Antrim UDA.

The charges follow a search in the Carrickfergus in February as part of an ongoing probe into the activities of the loyalist paramilitary organisation.

The man is accused of possession of a Class A controlled drug, possession of a Class A drug with intent to supply, possession of a Class B drug, and possessing criminal property.

He is expected to appear before Belfast Magistrates Court on September 15.

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