Limavady man (47) charged with money laundering offences

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A 47-year-old man arrested last month after cash and drugs were seized by police in Limavady was charged today with money laundering offences.

“On 4 September detectives from Reactive and Organised Crime Branch investigating the supply of controlled drugs conducted a planned search in Coolessan Walk, Limavady,” said a PSNI spokesperson.

“During this search a substantial amount of cash was seized.

“At the time a 47-yearold man was arrested and interviewed about suspected money laundering offences but was later released on bail pending the completion of further enquiries.

“The suspect was interviewed today and charged with two money laundering offences involving more than £3,000. “These are possession of criminal property and concealment of criminal property.

“He will appear in Limavady Magistrates Court on Wednesday 18 November 2015.”

Detective Chief Inspector Colin Gillis, from Reactive and Organised Crime Branch, said: “We are determined to tackle the scourge of illegal drugs and associated criminal activity in our community. We will act on any information provided to us by members of the public. People can call police on the non-emergency number 101 or provide information anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”