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Man arrested after £520k cannabis find

NewsBy Jamie McDowell
Man arrested after £520k cannabis find

A 39-year-old man has been arrested after police discovered drugs worth over half a million pounds in the car he was travelling in.

The vehicle was stopped on the M2 at 10.45pm last night in a PSNI operation and £520k-worth of cannabis seized. 

The man is currently being questioned by detectives at Musgrave Street police station.

A PSNI spokesperson said: “This seizure highlights our continued determination to tackle the scourge of illegal drugs in the local community and I would appeal to anyone who has concerns about illegal drugs to contact police.

“We will look into any report that we receive as we work with the community to reduce the harm caused by illegal drugs.

"I would appeal to anyone who has any concerns or information about illegal drugs to contact their local Police on the non-emergency number 101."