POLICE have arrested a 30 year old man and seized £66,000 pounds worth of cannabis in Newtownabbey.
Roads Policing officers stopped a car near the Sandyknowes roundabout yesterday afternoon and arrested the occupant on suspicion of drugs offences.
A significant quantity of cannabis was uncovered during a search of the vehicle.
A small amount of cannabis was recovered during a subsequent house search also in the Newtownabbey area.
The arrested individual remains in custody.
Detective Inspector Ray Phelan said “This was a proactive operation between PSNI’s Roads Policing Unit working in conjunction with the Organised Crime Unit. We will work together to deny criminals the use of the roads.