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Two arrested and £50,00 worth of drugs recovered following warrants in Liverpool

News   •   May 10, 2019 13:15 BST

Officers arrested two people and recovered a quantity of Class A and Class B drugs and a quantity of cash, following the execution of two planned warrants in Liverpool yesterday (Thursday, 9 May).

A 25-year-old woman from Aigburth and a 23-year-old man from Toxteth were arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class A and B drugs and handling stolen goods, after officers recovered numerous bags containing of what is thought to be cocaine, heroin and cannabis with a street value of £50,000. A black specialised mountain bike was also recovered.

The pair have been taken to a police station on Merseyside where they will be questioned.

Detective Sergeant Mark Saunderson said: “The execution of these warrants and the arrest of this pair, are a result of a planned operation based on information from a variety of sources. We hope this type of activity demonstrates to our communities, our determination to target those we suspect are involved in serious and organised crime.

“I would encourage anyone who lives locally and is concerned about crime in their area to come forward and help up make your community a safer place to live, work and visit. 

“We recognise that not everyone will want to speak to police directly but there numerous ways to provide information, you can DM @MerPolCC, call 101, speak with local officers or contact @CrimestoppersUK anonymously on 0800 555 111.”