Arrest over £2.5m cannabis haul at Cairnryan ferry port
- 26 November 2012
- From the section South Scotland
A man has been arrested after ports police in south west Scotland seized drugs thought to be worth up to £2.5m.
The haul, believed to be cannabis, was uncovered at the Irish Sea ferry terminal at Cairnryan on Friday.
A spokesman for Dumfries and Galloway Constabulary said the drugs had a potential street value of between £1.5m and £2.5m in Ireland.
A 39-year-old man from Bolton has been detained. He is expected to appear at Stranraer Sheriff Court on Tuesday.