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We have arrested two men and seized suspected drugs and paraphernalia following a stop check in Knowsley on Saturday night, 27 March.
At around 10.30pm, Matrix officers intercepted a BMW travelling from Liverpool towards Cheshire on the A562, close to the junction for the Knowsley Expressway. Both occupants were searched and a large amount of suspected Class A drugs were recovered.
Both men were detained.
Working alongside Cheshire Police, further searches were carried out in the Widnes area and further items were seized.
A 63-year-old man from Widnes was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class A drugs; and drug driving.
A 28-year-old man from Widnes was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class A drugs.
Both were taken to police stations for interview and have been released under investigation pending further enquiries.
If you have any information on suspected drug supply or driving offences where you are, please contact us via @MerPolCC or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, or their online form at https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/forms/give-information-anonymously. Always call 999 if a crime is in progress.