Cannabis seized during stop and search

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A quantity of cannabis was seized during a stop and search operation.

The development was announced in a post on the PSNI Newtownabbey Facebook page today (Tuesday).

Detailing the incident, a PSNI spokesperson said: “Police officers, while conducting a pro-active patrol in the Newtownabbey area, stopped a vehicle and conducted a search under the Misuse of Drugs Act. Two males were found to be in possession of cannabis and are being reported the Public Prosecution Service.”