Arrest over £2.5m cannabis haul at Cairnryan ferry port

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.

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