‘Significant’ amount of drugs seized after house searches

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A “significant” quantity of drugs was seized yesterday (Wednesday) in the Portadown area after police stopped two vehicles and subsequently searched five properties.

The operation was conducted by detectives from the Reactive and Organised Crime Branch.

The officer leading the investigation, Detective Inspector Alan Pyper, said, “We have arrested three men aged in their 30s and a 26-year-old woman who are currently in custody in Lurgan Police Station and we have seized what we believe to be a significant quantity of class A drugs and cutting agent. Our enquiries are continuing.”