Suspected drug dealer arrested as police in South Yorkshire seize 'large quantity' of cannabis

Police said officers found a 'large quantity' of cannabis when they searched the vehicle
Police said officers found a 'large quantity' of cannabis when they searched the vehicle

A suspected drug dealer has been arrested after police seized in South Yorkshire seized a 'large quantity' of cannabis.

Officers in Rotherham found the drugs after stopping a vehicle on Herringthorpe Valley Road.

They arrested a 27-year-old man, from the East Dene area, on suspicion of possession of drugs with intent to supply and drug driving.

Rotherham Central local policing team (LPT) tweeted a photo this morning of the drugs found during the search.

The arrest comes just days after police uncovered a 'mammoth' cannabis factory in Sheffield, containing plants worth an estimated £800,000.