£6k Cannabis recovered from car

On 9th January 2014, police officers stopped a vehicle in a routine check on the M6 near to Burton. Upon speaking to the occupants of the car, officers notices a strong smell of cannabis coming from inside. A searched was carried out and approximately half a kilo of cannabis was located.

The value has been estimated to be £6,000.

The two occupants, both men, aged 23 and 20 from Barrow-in-Furness were arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply. Both have been bailed until 3 March 2014.

Detective Sergeant Mark Somers, said: “Cumbria Police are dedicated in removing any illegal drugs from our communities. From the Roads Policing Unit to Detectives in Criminal Investigation, we all work together to build safe and stronger communities.”