Man (41) arrested after Greysteel house search released on bail

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A 41-year-old man arrested by detectives from Reactive and Organised Crime Branch on Sunday on suspicion of a number of drugs offences following a search of a house in the Greeysteel area has been released on bail pending further police enquiries.

Police said the man was arrested on suspicion of attempted possession of Class C controlled drugs, Attempted possession of Class C controlled drugs with intent to supply, Conspiracy to supply class C controlled drugs, Importation of Class C controlled drugs, Possession of Class C Drugs and Possession of Class C Drugs with intent to supply.

“This arrest is linked to the seizure of a significant quantity of suspected Class C controlled drugs (steroids) which were en route to an address in the Greysteel area,” a PSNI spokesperson said.

“During the search of this address a further quantity of suspected Class C controlled drugs (steroids) were seized together with a quantity of documentation.”

Detective Inspector Tom McClure said: “One again we are grateful to our partners in the National Crime Agency (NCA) for their timely assistance in this intervention. The PSNI is committed to policing the threat posed by drugs in Northern Ireland and will continue to work with our colleagues in NCA and elsewhere in relation to detecting those involved in the illegal supply of drugs.”

Police say it is the second seizure within the last month in respect of the supply of Class C controlled drugs (steroids) in the North West.