£5 Million Of Drugs Found In East london

2 March 2013, 11:30 | Updated: 2 March 2013, 11:41

A man has been arrested after Met Police discovered £5 million worth of Class A drugs in east London.

More than 30 kilos of a substance, believed to be Cocaine, was discovered when officers raided a property in Golden Lane, Clerkenwell, at around 9pm yesterday (Friday).

Officers discovered the drugs stored in three bags.

A man, aged 23, was arrested in nearby Fann Street on suspicion of possession of Class A drugs with intent to supply.

The man remains in custody at an east London police station.

Acting Detective Inspector Tim Grinsted from the Central Task Force East said:"This seizure demonstrates the tireless work of my officers to track down those responsible for putting drugs on the streets.

I hope this sends out a clear message to those people - our officers will find you, arrest you and you will face the full force of the law."