Revealed: Police seize drugs worth £50,000 on streets of Coalisland

The true extent of Coalisland’s drugs issues can be revealed today as new figures show drugs worth a total of £50,000 have been seized in the town.

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‘They know they’re in for a rough ride’: PSNI boost police presence in Coalisland ahead of public meeting on drugs

The PSNI has boosted its policing presence in Coalisland as a result of the public outcry over the town’s drugs issues, it has been revealed.

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‘Any town would be proud’: Youth groups showcase positive side to Coalisland following drugs fears – video

Youth groups and charities came together to showcase a more positive side to life in Coalisland following weeks of negative headlines over the town’s drugs problems.

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Nothing for kids to do? Youth groups to showcase work following drugs fears

Youth groups and charities are set to showcase the many opportunities available to young people tonight following fears that bored youngsters are becoming hooked on drugs.

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Date set for anti-drugs meeting with PSNI

PSNI representatives are set to attend a public meeting on Coalisland’s growing drugs issues for the first time next month following claims that the force has failed to tackle the problem.

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Solutions not obstacles

COMMENT The on-going “drugs issue” in Coalisland has raised many challenges and questions across the whole community.

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‘Hyperbole and hysteria are counterproductive – we need common sense to tackle drugs in Coalisland’

COMMENT A couple of years ago I nipped into the bathroom of the hotel where I was attending a two-day training course.

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‘There’s no stand-off from us’: PSNI defend response to Coalisland drugs problems

  • Police refute claims crystal meth is circulating in Coalisland

The PSNI have defended their response to growing fears over Coalisland’s drugs problems following concerns of a “stand-off” between officers and the community over the issue.

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Police under pressure to attend public meeting on Coalisland drugs issues – but allegedly say: ‘We’re not ready’

The PSNI have come under further pressure from the Coalisland community to help address the town’s drugs issues after it was claimed officers said they were “not yet ready” to meet residents.

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‘We stand together, united in our determination to reclaim our community’ – Reflection on Coalisland vigil against drugs

COMMENT Today we gathered together as a community united against the misuse of drugs and other substances.

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