Magherafelt and Cookstown men remanded in custody over heroin seizure in Scotland


Two men have been remanded in custody after being caught with a quantity of suspected heroin at Cairnryan ferry terminal.

Nigel Martin Stewart (41), of Magherafelt, and Christopher Patrick Reid (30), from Cookstown, are charged with being concerned in the supply of a controlled drug.

The pair appeared before Stranraer Sherriff Court on Monday and were remanded to appear in court again on July 14.

The men are understood to have been stopped at the ferry terminal on Thursday and arrested after police recovered the suspected heroin.

It is understood follow-up searches have been carried out by police at addresses in Magherafelt and Cookstown.