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Police seize nitrous oxide gas canisters

Detectives from the Rock's drug squad took almost 700 canisters of the substance, which were transported on a Gibraltar-registered car


Detectives from the RGP Drug Squad recently seized 672 canisters of nitrous oxide gas which were being carried in a Gibraltar-registered car. Acting on information received, they intercepted the vehicle in the area of Grand Parade. The driver, 23, was arrested for possession of a prohibited import. This was the largest quantity of nitrous oxide gas to have been found and confiscated locally.