Man arrested after 20kg cannabis found in broken down vehicle on M1

A man was arrested after £200,000 worth of cannabis was found in his car that broke down on the busy M1 near Sheffield.

Friday, 4th June 2021, 5:30 pm

South Yorkshire Police Operational Support said they spotted the man stood next to his car in a live lane on the motorway while out on patrol.

When officers spoke to him, they noticed a distinct odour coming from the vehicle’s boot.

A quick search uncovered 20kg of cannabis, with a street value of £200,000.

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Those with information can contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.