Northern Ireland

Man arrested at Belfast International Airport on suspicion of possession of drugs

Man arrested at Belfast International Airport on suspicion of possession of herbal cannabis with intent to supply. File picture: PSNI
Man arrested at Belfast International Airport on suspicion of possession of herbal cannabis with intent to supply. File picture: PSNI

Detectives have arrested a man at Belfast International Airport on suspicion of possessing drugs with intent to supply.

The 30-year-old man was arrested on Sunday by members of the PSNI's Paramilitary Crime Task Force (PCTF).

He was arrested on suspicion of possession of a class B controlled drug with intent to supply, possession of a class B controlled drug and being concerned in the supply of class B controlled drugs.

The arrest follows a search in Mossvale Street, north Belfast, last Friday. Herbal cannabis, or marijuana, with an approximate street value of £1,500 and associated paraphernalia was discovered  during a search of the property.