A 25-year-old man was arrested in Manchester this morning as part of a police investigation into a substantial seizure of cannabis in Ballymena.
The Times understands the man has been brought back to Northern Ireland for questioning.
Detective Inspector Keith Gawley said: “Police stopped a lorry on the Moorfields Road in Ballymena shortly after 7am on the morning of Saturday, May 7 2016. Cannabis with an estimated street value of £300k was recovered from the vehicle.
“The suspect has been arrested on suspicion of supplying and being concerned in the supply of class B controlled drugs. He remains in custody at this time.”