Man arrested and cash and drugs seized following stop check in St Helens
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We have arrested a Lancashire man and seized cash following the stop check of a car in St Helens yesterday, Monday 2 November.
At around 3.30pm, officers sighted a BMW in suspicious circumstances on Hatfield Close. The driver was reportedly nervous and a search of the vehicle led to £10,000 being recovered from the passenger door.
A 38-year-old man from Skelmersdale, Lancashire was arrested on suspicion of possession of criminal property and has been taken to a police station for questioning. Further searches of addresses in Lancashire have led to around £26,000 in cash and two kilos of suspected cocaine being seized. Enquiries are ongoing.
If you have any information about suspected drug supply in your area, please contact our social media desk via Twitter @MerPolCC or Facebook Merseyside Police CC. You can also call 101 or contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or via their online form at: https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/give-information. Always call 999 if a crime is in progress. #OpTarget