Cannabis seized by the police. (Photo credits: Nottinghamshire Police)

A haul of cannabis and stashed cash has been removed from a property in Hucknall by Nottinghamshire Police’s knife crime team.

The haul of cannabis was found in a property’s garage in Church Lane, Hucknall, and it has an estimated street value of £50,000.

Officers searched the address after seizing of two large bags of what is thought to be cannabis while searching a vehicle suspected of being connected to drug offences in Queen’s Bower Road.

A 21-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply cannabis during the search of the vehicle.

Sergeant Matthew Daley said: “As a result of this intelligence-led vehicle stop we’ve managed to remove a significant quantity of cannabis from our streets.

“Nottinghamshire Police is committed to disrupting the illicit supply of drugs in our communities and we will use every tool and tactic at our disposal to remove these illegal substances from circulation.”
Matthew Daley, Nottinghamshire Police Sergeant

 

Cash stashed in the garage. (Photo credits: Nottinghamshire Police)

Other items seized by the police include a quantity of stashed cash and other items related to drug supply offences.

The arrested man was released under investigation while enquiries continue.

Sergeant Daley added: “We wont tolerate drug-related crime which spreads harm and misery in our communities but we can’t tackle this alone.

“We rely on the support of the public to build intelligence on drug-related issues so that we can act on their concerns.”

Nottinghamshire Police is urging anyone who has information on the sale of drugs in their area to report it via 101 or anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.