Isle Of Man / Ellan Vannin

Woman charged over £140,000 cannabis find

A woman has been charged with importation and possession with intent to supply after cannabis with a street value of £140,000 was found in a car.

Carol Lesley Hickman, 51, from Liverpool, was arrested after the class B drugs were discovered in the vehicle at the seaport in Douglas.

Customs had stopped the vehicle travelling to the island from Liverpool on Saturday.

Police said another woman was also arrested and later bailed.

Det Insp Steve Maddocks said: "The amount seized is considerable and is the single biggest seizure the island has had to date."

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