Drugs recovered from the man’s home (Credit: Metropolitan Police)
Officers used the auto number-plate recognition network to identify the 35-year-old man’s vehicle in Barking yesterday evening.
An unmarked unit covertly followed him until armed response vehicles could intercept the suspect near the Excel Centre, in Newham.
He was eventually stopped and detained in Chauntler Close, by Victoria Dock Road, at around 6.30pm.
Officers later carried out a search of the suspect’s property and found a large quantity of drugs.
He was subsequently further arrested for possession with intent to supply.
The man remains in police custody.
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