Teenager caught in garden and arrested in connection with drugs

A teenage male has been arrested after drugs and cash were found in Upton.

On Wednesday, 12 June, officers sighted a silver Volkswagen on Arrowe Park Road and a male got out of the car then made off towards Arrowe Brook Road.

Officers pursued on foot and he was caught in the garden of a property on Mavis Drive.

He was found to have a large amount of cannabis and more than £1,000 in his possession.

A further search was carried out at an address where a large amount of cannabis and drugs paraphernalia were seized. 

A 17-year-old male from Egremont was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply a controlled Class B drug, cannabis, possession of criminal property and criminal damage to property under £5,000. He is still in police custody to be questioned.

If you have any information on the possession of, storage or use of drugs and weapons in your community, please contact the Merseyside Police social media desk on Twitter @MerPolCC or Facebook ‘Merseyside Police Contact Centre’.

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