Man charged as part of drugs investigation in Birkenhead

A man from Birkenhead has been charged after being involved in a conspiracy to supply Class A drugs.

At 8am yesterday morning (Thursday 8 December) Officers of Operation Aquarium: a national investigation into the use of encrypted mobile devices, commonly referred to as Encrochat attended a property on Collin Road and arrested a man inside.

During a search of the address a small quantity of Class A and Class B drugs were found inside.

26-year-old Kurtis Bolton of Biirkenhead was charged with conspiracy to Supply Class A drugs and convert criminal property.

He remains in custody and will appear at Wirral Magistrates Court this morning.

Anyone with information about drugs supply in their community can DM @MerPolCC or contact @CrimestoppersUK anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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