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Man arrested after cannabis seized in Newry searches

Drugs paraphernalia and mobile phones also seized

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PSNI Organised Crime detectives, accompanied by local Neighbourhood officers, carried out two searches in the Newry area on Wednesday morning.

A quantity of cannabis with an estimated value of around £1100 was recovered along with drugs paraphernalia and a number of mobile phones.

A 29-year-old man was arrested and questioned on suspicious of conspiracy to supply a class B controlled drug and conspiracy to import a class B controlled drug.

He has since been released on bail to return for further questioning at a later date.

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