Northern Ireland

Arrests in Coleraine, Ballymoney, Kent in drugs probe

Police officer

Officers from the PSNI Organised Crime Branch have arrested a man and a woman in Kent and seized £100,000 in cash.

The arrests, on Thursday, were part of an investigation into alleged money laundering and drug trafficking.

A number of searches were also carried out in the Coleraine area and a 33-year-old woman was arrested and charged with supply of Class A drugs.

A 36-year-old man has been charged with conspiracy to supply Class A drugs. He will appear in court on Saturday.

A 32-year-old woman was arrested in Ballymoney and questioned about money laundering.

She was released pending a report to the Public Prosecution Service.

A 39-year-old man is still being questioned.

A boat, two jet skis and two motorbikes were seized during the searches.

The two people arrested in Kent, a 27-year-old man and a 24-year-old woman, were brought to Coleraine police station for questioning.