Northern Ireland

Keady: Man charged over drugs and cash seizure

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A 39-year-old man has been charged in connection with a £200,000 cocaine seizure in County Armagh.

A suspected gun and a large quantity of cash were also found in a search of a house in Carbry Heights, Keady, on Friday.

The man is due to appear at Newry Magistrates Court on Monday.

A 36-year-old woman who was also arrested following the seizure has been released on police bail.

The man has been charged with possession of a class A drug, possession of a class drug with intent to supply, possessing criminal property, concealing criminal property and possession of a firearm in suspicious circumstances

Two vehicles - a Lexus car and a KTM motorcycle - were also seized during the operation.

Det Insp Brian Foster said he was "delighted" the drugs and firearm have been removed from the streets.