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Driver with axe in car arrested after £10,000 worth of cannabis found at his home

PUBLISHED: 10:11 23 February 2019 | UPDATED: 13:56 23 February 2019

Cannabis that was found in Norwich. Picture: Norwich Police

Cannabis that was found in Norwich. Picture: Norwich Police

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Police have arrested a driver in his 40s after an axe was found in his car and £10,000 worth of cannabis was found in his home.

Weapons that were found at a Norwich address. Picture: Norwich PoliceWeapons that were found at a Norwich address. Picture: Norwich Police

Norwich officers were assisted by the Norfolk and Suffolk Roads and Armed Policing Team (NSRAPT).

The driver was arrested for being concerned in the supply and possession of offensive weapons.

Officers later searched a property in north Norfolk and found a large amount of cannabis and more weapons.

Norwich Police tweeted: “Great stop today with the assistance of @NSRAPT.

“Driver arrested for being concerned in the supply and possession of offensive weapons. We later found up to £10,000 worth of cannabis when searching their address.”

A police spokesperson said: “The vehicle was stopped at Longwater, Norwich. Driver was male and in his 40s.

“The offensive weapons were found in the vehicle along with some cash.

“A section 18 was conducted at the home address in north Norfolk where the cannabis was recovered.”


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