Young man arrested following drug seizure in Derry



A 23 year old man has been arrested following the search of a house in Derry.

The search was carried out yesterday afternoon.

Just after 1pm, officers from the Neighbourhood Policing Team carried out a proactive search and seized approximately £3,700 worth of suspected cannabis.

The 23 year old man was arrested on suspicion of possession of a class B controlled drug, possession of a class B controlled drug with intent to supply and being concerned in the supply of a class B controlled drug.

Police say the search and drug seizure is another example of the PSNI’s commitment to tackling illegal drugs in the area.

They are encourage anyone who has any information about the use or supply of illegal drugs to contact police on the non-emergency number 101 from Northern Ireland or contact Crimestoppers.