Two men have been arrested after suspected drugs worth £240,000 were seized after a car collided with a PSNI vehicle in Derry’s Waterside last night.
The arrests were made in Derry by detectives from PSNI’s Organised Crime Branch in a major operation on Monday night after a car that was searched in Victoria Road.
The car had been involved in a collision with a police vehicle at around 6.25pm.
It is understood that no-one involved required hospital treatment.
Victoria Road was closed for a time following the incident and reopened at 8.15pm.
PSNI Detective Inspector Alan Pyper said: “Two men aged 30 and 28 were both arrested on suspicion of possession of a class B controlled drug with intent to supply following the find of approximately £240,000 worth of suspected cannabis in a car in the Victoria Road area of Derry.”
Inspector Pyper said that in a separate incident a 36-year-old man was arrested in the Hillsborough roundabout area when his car was stopped and approximately £60,000 worth of suspected cannabis was found last night.
He was arrested on suspicion of possession of a class B controlled drug and possession of a class B controlled drug with intent to supply.
“All three men currently remain in custody assisting police with their enquiries,” he said.