Drug dealing suspect arrested in Wigan town centre

A man has been arrested on suspicion of drug-dealing in Wigan.

Wednesday, 1st December 2021, 8:14 am

More than 100 wraps of a suspected illegal substance, cash and measuring equipment were seized when officers pounced in Standishgate on Tuesday November 30.

A vehicle, illegally parked on a taxi rank, was also confiscated after what officers from GMP Wigan West called a "good spot" of suspect behaviour by PC Lamb of the Scholes Neighbourhood Team.

The unnamed man was arrested on suspicion of possessing class A drugs with intent to supply.

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Just some of the suspected drug wraps seized

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The illegally parked car on Standishgate which helped to arouse suspicion
Cash seized which officers are currently treating as "proceeds of crime"