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Suspected drugs which were seized following a search in the Castledawson area on May 9th.

Two arrested following seizure of suspected drugs in Castledawson area

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Detectives from the Police Service of Northern Ireland’s Organised Crime Branch have arrested two men following a proactive search in the Castledawson area, during which Class A and Class B drugs to the value of approximately £1.9 million were seized.
DI Sweeney, Organised Crime Branch, said: “The seizure was made during a search which was conducted at premises in the area yesterday afternoon, Thursday 9th May.
“Two men, one aged in his 20s, and one aged in his 50s, were subsequently arrested on suspicion of a number drug related offences.
“They remain in police custody at this time”
DI Sweeney continued: “Our officers will continue to protect communities from the harm of illegal drugs. As a result of this excellent police work, 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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