50 kilos of cannabis including edibles seized following arrests in Anfield
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We have arrested four men and seized drugs following an incident in Anfield yesterday, Tuesday 7 September.
At around 4pm, officers detained two men in St Ambrose Grove on suspicion of possession with intent to supply. They were detained and cannabis was found following a foot chase.
A 28-year-old man of no fixed abode and an 18-year-old man from Southport were arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply cannabis and taken to custody for questioning.
A short time later, two males were seen acting suspiciously on nearby Sedley Street and were searched by officers. Phones and cash were seized. A further search of an address in York Terrace resulted in around 50 kilos of cannabis, including cannabis edibles (below), more than £3000 cash and a Rolex watch.
A 27-year-old man from Liverpool City Centre and a 27-year-old man from Litherland were arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply cannabis and have been taken to police stations for questioning.
Detective Inspector Chris Smith, said: "This is a colossal find which removes from the streets a significant amount of cannabis. Drug supply of all kinds causes harm and risk in our communities, both through drug use and the crime inevitably connected to such activity.
"These men will all be questioned and the items seized will be forensically examined. The four arrests arose from some smart police work but equally we rely on information from those who live and visit areas who feel the impact of serious and organised crime to have such results.
"If you suspect drugs, weapons or other illegal items are being supplied, stored or used near you, come forward directly or anonymously and we will keep taking positive action."
If you suspect that drugs are being stored or supplied in your community, pass information via our social media desk on Twitter @MerPolCC or Facebook 'Merseyside Police Contact Centre'.
You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their online form at: https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/give-information.