Police stop car at Sandyknowes Roundabout and seize £66,000 worth of cannabis

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.

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