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Massive drugs find as vehicle stopped in Omagh

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Cannabis seized in Omagh
Cannabis seized in Omagh
Cutting agent found in Omagh
Cutting agent found in Omagh

The police have arrested a man after they stopped a car on the Great Northern Road, Omagh, shortly before 3pm yesterday, finding roughly £120,000 worth of herbal cannabis.

They also discovered 13kg of what they suspect to be cutting agent for class A drugs.

A 23-year-old male was arrested regarding drugs offences including possession of a class B drug, possession of a class B drug with intent to supply, conspiracy to supply a class A drug and encouraging or assisting an offence believing one or more will be committed. 

Detective Inspector Tom McClure from Reactive and Organised Crime Branch said: "Our investigation is at an early stage. We continue our efforts to keep people safe by removing drugs from the streets and arresting anyone suspected of involvement in their supply.

"I appeal to anyone who has any concerns or information about illegal drugs to contact their local Police on the non-emergency number 101. Alternatively, if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

 The 23-year-old male remains in custody.

On Wednesday there was another substantial drugs find in Omagh.

During searches police uncovered drugs said to have a street value of up to £80,000.

Cannabis and Diazepam was found during the searches.

A large amount of money believed to be the proceeds of crime was also seized.

A 23-year-old man was arrested and charged on several counts of possession and the intent to supply drugs.