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M6 drugs bust sees London man charged after £50k of cannabis found

Posted on - 3rd July, 2024 - 11:37am | Author - | Posted in - Chorley News, Crime, Lancashire Police, Preston News, Roads, Transport
Police on the M6
Police on the M6

A man has been charged following the discovery of 12kg of cannabis in a car on M6 near Chorley.

Officers from the Road Crime Unit signalled for a BMW 3 series to stop as it was travelling south on the motorway on Monday 1 July, 2024.

A search of the vehicle found around 12kg of cannabis thought to be worth around £50,000.

Read more: £20,000 discovered hidden under bath by police dog during raid in Avenham

Following consultation with the Crown Prosecution Service, Albion Lushaj, 31, of Cherry Tree Lane, Rainham, Greater London has been charged with possession with intent to supply cannabis.

Cannabis seized on the M6
Cannabis seized on the M6

He will appear at Preston Magistrates Court Wednesday 3 July, 2024.

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