Police officer arrested
Thursday 15 January 1998
A spokesman said eight arrests were made in Birmingham after a joint operation with French police. He added that two other men, including John McAnenny, 47, a West Midlands police officer, were helping French police with inquiries into the discovery of 200kg of cannabis at the port. The spokesman said that a yacht carrying the drugs was forced to return to Calais due to bad weather after setting sail for England. Eight people were in custody at Solihull North police station and extradition proceedings are being considered in relation to the two men arrested in France.
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