Two men arrested for drugs offences following successful vehicle stop check
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Officers from Cheshire Police have arrested two men for drugs offences following a stop check on the M56.
At around 11pm on Monday 14 June officers from the Roads Policing Unit, supported by the police helicopter, stopped a silver BMW 116 on the M56 westbound carriageway near to junction 11.
A quantity of what are believed to be cannabis and crack cocaine were found within the vehicle.
The occupants of the car, a 21-year-old man from Whitefield and a 30-year-old man from Prestwich, were both arrested at the scene on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class A and B drugs.
The driver of the car, the 30-year-old man, was also arrested on suspicion of drug driving and driving without insurance.
Both men are currently being held in police custody where they are being questioned by officers.