Man arrested and £500,000 cash seized following vehicle stop in Dingle

Police have arrested a man and seized around £500,000 in cash and suspected cocaine following a stop check in Dingle on Thursday, 20 June.

At around 8pm, officers sighted a man driving in Mill Street, who was advised to stop due to reportedly not wearing a seatbelt.

The man was searched and around £700 and suspected cocaine were seized. He was detained and given a roadside drug test.

A further search of an address in Merebank, Sefton Park resulted in approximately £500,000 in cash (pictured) and around a kilo of suspected cocaine being seized.

A 28-year-old man from Sefton Park was arrested on suspicion of Possession with intent to supply cocaine; Possession of criminal property; and Drug driving.

He has been taken to a police station for questioning.

Suspect drugs are being supplied, stored or manufactured where you are? Contact @MerPolCC, 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. Always call 999 if a crime is in progress.

Image: Merseyside Police

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