Three returned for trial following £3 million Derry drugs find

Three people have been returned for trial at Derry Crown Court charged in connection with the discovery of £3 million of heroin and ecstasy tablets in the city last year.

Eight kilograms of 70% pure heroin, with a potential street value of £2 million, was discovered in a lorry in July last year after the vehicle was stopped by police.

Also found were 210,000 herbal Ecstasy tablets, worth an estimated £1 million.

42-year-old Sean Doherty from Cornshell Fields, is charged with two counts of possession of a class A drug, namely heroin and ecstasy, and two counts of possession with intent to supply.

24-year-old Sarah Greene from Rathcoole, Dublin, is charged with two counts of being concerned in the supply of a class A drug.

28-year-old Anthony Morgan from Rathcoole, Dublin, is also charged with being concerned in the supply of a class A drug.

The trio were returned for trial at Derry Crown Court on May 13.