'˜Large amount' of cash and £3.5k cannabis seized in Coleraine

Police have recovered cannabis with a street value of £3,500 in Portrush.

Friday, 28th July 2017, 3:31 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th September 2017, 11:28 am
Money seized by police in Coleraine.

The operation took place over the weekend but details only have been made public today.

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Officers on duty in Portrush stopped a vehicle driving without valid insurance and when it was opened, according to the PSNI, a strong smell of cannabis was detected.

“With assistance from our colleagues in PSNI Dog Section and police drugs dog Jonno, the vehicle was searched and approximately half a kilo gram of herbal cannabis was located. This has a street value of approximately £3,500,” PSNI North Coast posted on socail media

During subsequent searches, police added, other items were seized including a “large amount of money”. The vehicle concerned was also seized.