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Cannabis Worth £450k Seized In Portsmouth
The UK Border Agency's revealed details of a massive cannabis seizure at Portsmouth ferryport.
Drugs believed to be cannabis resin (class B) were found in an articulated lorry after it disembarked a ferry which had arrived in Portsmouth from Caen at 22:40 on 4 September 2011.
The drugs have an estimated wholesale value of £150,000 and estimated street value of £450,000.
A 63-year-old British man from North Yorkshire was arrested shortly after the seizure was made and has been bailed until 5 January 2012.
A UK Border Agency spokesman said:
“The UK Border Agency is at the forefront of the fight to stop illegal drugs entering the UK. We are determined to protect society from this activity which can have such a destructive impact on local communities as well as individuals.
“Anyone with information about suspected smuggling should contact our hotline on 0800 59 5000.”
Cyclist in Southampton General With Serious Head Injury After Collision With Bike and Motorbike
It happened on the B3081 near Verwood - he had to be cut free by firefighters.
Violent crime was up 37% in the last year. Police say it's mainly due to a change in how offences are recorded.
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