Man due in court following £200k drugs haul linked to east Belfast UVF

You are viewing content from Q North Coast 97.2. Would you like to make this your preferred location?

By Q Radio News

A man has been charged with a number of drug offences following the seizure of £200k worth of illegal drugs in south Belfast. 

The charges include possession of a class B controlled drug, possession with intent to supply and possessing criminal property. 

The 45 year old suspect is to appear before Belfast Magistrates Court today. 

A property in the Agincourt area was searched on Saturday afternoon as part of a probe into criminality linked to East Belfast UVF.

A van, sum of cash and a quantity of gold was also recovered by officers.

A PSNI spokesperson said: ''Detectives from the Paramilitary Crime Task Force have charged a 45 year old man with possession of a class B controlled drug, possession of a class B controlled drug with intent to supply, being concerned in an offer to supply a class B controlled drug and possessing criminal property.

''He is due to appear at Belfast Magistrates’ Court on Monday 19th April. As is normal procedure all charges are reviewed by the PPS.''

More from Q Radio Local News


Join the Thank Q Club

Sign up for the Thank Q Club and receive exclusive offers, fun competitions and amazing prizes - it's quick and easy to do!

Sign Up Log In

Listen on the go

Download the Q Radio app to keep listening, wherever you are! It's available on Apple and Android devices.

Download from the App Store Download from Google Play