Police make drug 
arrests over weekend

Chief Inspector Tony Callaghan, PSNI, Strand Road. INLS3714MC013
Chief Inspector Tony Callaghan, PSNI, Strand Road. INLS3714MC013

Police made four detections for alleged drugs offences in Derry over the weekend.

On Friday evening, a man was arrested on suspicion of possessing a Class B drug at Strand Road. He was charged to a special court on Saturday October 4.

Meanwhile, a 36-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of driving while under the influence of drink or drugs and possessing a Class B drug. He was bailed pending further enquiries.

Meanwhile, three people were arrested on suspicion of possessing a Class B drug at Northland Avenue on Saturday evening. As directed by the Public Prosecutions Service, formal cautions were administered.

Chief Inspector Tony Callaghan, the Area Commander, said police in the city were continuing to be proactive in tackling drugs issues.

Information can be given on the police non-emergency number 101.