Three to appear in Derry court this morning on drugs supply charges

Thu, 02/05/2019 - 09:54 -- Editor

Police in Strand Road have charged two men and one women with a number of drug related offences. 

Charges include being concerned in the supply of a class A controlled drug, conspiracy to supply a class A controlled drug, conspiracy to supply a class B controlled drug, Possessing criminal property and concealing criminal property. 

They are due to appear in Londonderry Magistrates Court this morning, Thursday 2nd May.

As is normal procedure, all charges will be reviewed by the PPS. 

A third male was also arrested in relation to this on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of a class A controlled drug and being concerned in the supply of a class B controlled drug. He remains in custody at this time. 

For your guidance, the four persons were arrested in England and Wales on Tuesday and brought to Northern Ireland for questioning. This follows a proactive investigation into the supply of controlled drugs through the postal system, ongoing over the last year and demonstrates the scale of the operation and our commitment to bring those who are intent on supplying illegal drugs to justice, therefore protecting our community.