Three arrested over drugs in Derry

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Three arrests were made in Derry on Tuesday in relation to alleged drugs offences.

A man is to be reported to the PPS after cannabis and diazepam tablets were seized in a search in the Shantallow area on Tuesday morning.

And in another search in the Shantallow area on Tuesday afternoon, a man was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of a Class B drug and possessing it with intent to supply. He was later released on bail pending further enquiries.

Chief Inspector Tony Callaghan, the Area Commander, said the searches were part of the police commitment to tackling drugs issues in the city.

Meanwhile, on Tuesday night, police on duty at Union Place arrested a man on suspicion of possession Class A and Class B drugs. He remains in custody this morning (Wednesday).