Suspected drugs recovered from vehicle on A19

Cannabis

Cannabis

Suspected cocaine and cannabis with an estimated street value of £70,000 has been recovered from a vehicle on the A19, Crathorne earlier today, police have confirmed.

A 30-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of possession of class A and B drugs with intent to supply and she currently remains in custody.

Detective Inspector Stephen Kappel said: “I am extremely pleased with the results of today as it has removed drugs that would have caused harm to the Cleveland area.

“£70,000 is an excessive amount of drugs to stop from being sold on the streets."

Anyone with information regarding drugs activity in their area is asked to contact Cleveland Police on 101, the Community Drugs Enforcement Team confidentially on 0800 929 702.

You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or click here.