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Three arrested and drugs with a street value of £10,000 recovered – Southport

News   •   May 16, 2019 14:40 BST

Officers in Sefton, yesterday, (Wednesday, 15 May) arrested three people and seized a quantity of Class A and B drugs and what is believed to be stolen goods, following the search of a car and property in Southport.

A 40-year-old woman from Southport was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class A and B drugs and handling stolen goods.

A 52-year-old man from Southport was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class A drugs

A 37-year-old man from Birkdale was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class A and B drugs and possession of a controlled drug.

All three have been released under investigation, while enquiries continue.

During the search of the car and property, officers recovered what is thought to be crack cocaine, heroin and cocaine alongside cannabis and prescription medication, with an estimated street value of £10,000.

Officer’s also recovered cash, mobile phones, bank cards and large quantities of household items, such as washing powder, coffee and wine, all thought to have been stolen.

Sergeant David Uren said: “This is just another example of our commitment to making our streets safer for our communities by removing drugs and those involved in their supply from our streets.

“We are relentless in our pursuit if those suspected of an involvement in serious and organised crime and will continue to target those who disrupt the day-to-day lives of decent, law abiding members of the public.

“We hope these latest arrests and seizures show that we are committed to tackling drugs supply in their area and would ask anyone who has any information about drug dealing in their area or any concerns about those who are vulnerable and being exploited through the illegal trade of drugs, to contact @MerPolCC, call 101 or contact @CrimestoppersUK anonymously on 0800 555 111, so we can take action as we have done here.”