Starter gun, £10,000 cash and devices seized in Co Derry drugs investigation

A number of items, including a starter gun and £10,000 cash, were seized as part of a drugs investigation in Co Derry.

On Friday, detectives from the Organized Crime Branch of the Police Service of Northern Ireland carried out a search of a property in Bellaghy as part of an ongoing investigation into the importation of illegal drugs.

Around £10,000 in cash, a starter pistol, a high visibility jacket with Garda printed on it, CS Spray, a quantity of ammunition, business documents and devices were seized.

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Detective Inspector Craig said: ‘We continue to target those who seek to profit from the illegal drug trade and the misfortune of others.

“Any information we receive is taken into account and I encourage anyone with information to report it to the police to help us in our efforts.

“The police can be contacted on 101 or information can be provided anonymously through the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. You can also submit a report online using the non-urgent report form via or at”

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