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A man was arrested and a suspected cocaine seizure occurred following a search in Holywood.

On Friday, January 13th, detectives from Bangor arrested a man and seized a substantial quantity of suspected illegal drugs in a search operation conducted under the Misuse of Drugs Act in the Holywood area.

The 28-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possession and intent to supply class A and B drugs. Approximately £100k worth of suspected cocaine, a quantity of cannabis, and other drug-related paraphernalia were recovered from a flat in the East Link area of the town. The man remains in custody at this time.

Detective Sergeant Shivers stated, “As a result of today’s search, a large quantity of suspected dangerous controlled drugs are now safely off our streets. Drugs have no place in our community and I am making a direct appeal to anyone with information about the illicit supply, possession or misuse of drugs to contact police on the non-emergency number 101, or submit a report online using the non-emergency reporting form via You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at”

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