DORSET Police’s drone unit and dog section assisted in a search for a teenage suspect.
They were looking for a boy who had reportedly been seen dropping suspicious packages in Bournemouth.
Officers said a large amount of suspected cannabis was seized following the incident in Winton on Thursday morning, June 11.
Officers on patrol had stopped a boy on a bike in Heron Court Road at around 11.40am.
The boy then reportedly fled the scene and was said to have been seen dropping packages in the nearby area.
Dorset Police said a 16-year-old boy from Bournemouth was detained on Hankinson Road and arrested on suspicion of drugs offences and theft of a pedal cycle.
He has been released under investigation while enquiries continue.
Police released a photograph of the bicycle which was recovered by their officers.