Man arrested as drugs and cash seized in Liverpool city centre

Officers arrested a man and seized drugs and a Rolex watch after a warrant in Liverpool city centre on Wednesday, 24 January.

At 5.30pm, police attended an apartment on Colquitt Street where a man was detained and a large quantity of suspected Class A drugs was found, alongside a large bag of cannabis, cash, and equipment and documents associated with drug dealing.

Several high-value luxury items were also recovered under the Proceeds of Crime Act, including a Rolex watch and bicycle.

A 31-year-old man from Liverpool was arrested on suspicion of being concerned with the supply of Class A and B drugs, possession with intent to supply Class A and B drugs and possession of criminal property. He has been taken into custody to be interviewed.

Detective Inspector Chris Carlin said, “I hope this arrest shows that our officers will leave no stone unturned in our pursuit of anyone involved in drugs trading across Merseyside. Where information and investigations lead us to suspect a person is involved in drug supply, we will not hesitate to secure warrants and make arrests.

“If you have any information about suspected drug dealing or crime in your community please don’t hesitate to contact us. We will respond to all information about serious and organised crime, so come forward and let us do the rest.

If you have any information about suspected drug supply where you are, contact Merseyside Police at @MerPolCC or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Images: Merseyside Police

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