Teenager arrested for possessing ‘substantial’ amount of drugs

A teenager was arrested for possession with intent to supply after being caught with 17g of cannabis

A teenager was arrested for possession with intent to supply after being caught with 17g of cannabis, some scales and individual bags. Photo: South Norfolk Police - Credit: Archant

A teenager was arrested last night after being found in possession of a 'substantial' amount of cannabis with a street value of £170.

The 18-year-old man was in a vehicle on Long Meadow Drive in Diss when he was stopped by police and searched.

In his possession officers found 17g of cannabis, a weighing scales, cash and individual snap bags.

South Norfolk community engagement officer Pc Jim Squires said: 'This is a substantial amount of cannabis to have in his possession.'

The man was arrested for possession with intent to supply and taken to a South Norfolk police station.