Police seize £3,700 worth of cannabis and arrest man in Creggan drugs bust


Police seized £3,700 worth of cannabis and arrested a 23-year-old man following a drugs bust in Creggan on Friday, January 22.

Just after 1pm, officers from the Neighbourhood Policing Team carried out a proactive search and seized the haul of suspected cannabis.

The 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.

Sergeant Ray Wilson said: “This search and drug seizure in the city is another example of the PSNI’s commitment to tackling illegal drugs in the area. I would encourage anyone who has any information about the use or supply of illegal drugs to contact police on the non-emergency number 101.

“Or 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.”