Three arrested and cash seized in Huyton
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Three men were arrested and cash seized after a car was stopped in Huyton last night, Monday 28 June.
At around 10.30pm, a white Audi car came to the attention of officers on patrol as it drove at speed down Woolfall Heath Avenue before turning into Stockbridge Lane. After being asked to stop by officers, the Audi made off at speed from traffic lights before being brought to a stop on Liverpool Road by a police vehicle.
Following a search of the vehicle and its three occupants, officers seized a large quantity of cash. Three men - a 28-year old from Huyton, a 28-year-old from Walton, and a 19-year-old from Huyton - were arrested on suspicion of possessing criminal property.
A further search resulted in the 28-year-old passenger from Huyton being arrested on suspicion of possession of a Class A drug. The 19-year old passenger was also arrested on suspicion of possession of a Class B drug.
They remain in custody for questioning by detectives.
Inspector Peter Rexwinkel said: “Yesterday’s arrests show that where the community has concerns about suspected drug dealing, we will take action and bring those involved to justice.
“We have also made sure that a quantity of harmful drugs are taken off our streets and out of our communities.
“Information from the public plays a vital part in targeting individuals involved in the supply of drugs, and I would like to continue to urge our communities to come forward to us, or to Crimestoppers completely anonymously, so that we can take action.”
Anyone with information on suspected drug production or criminal activity in their community can contact @MerPolCC, call 101 or come forward anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.