Six suspects were arrested after the hashish swoop on the M1 at Toddington, near Luton, Bedfordshire.

The Beds, Cambs and Herts Roads Policing Unit tweeted: “Apologies for the disruption on the M1 at J12 this morning.”

“Six arrests made and harvest of cannabis seized.”

One fellow cop – called Ben – from the unit said: “Really good haul.

“Do we have a big enough evidence bag for that?

One local – called Rob – added: “Damm that’s a lot of weed.”

Police tweeted: 'Six arrests made and harvest of cannabis seized'