Drugs and £30,000 in cash seized as police raid Wigan property

More than £30,000 in cash and a "substantial" amout of drugs were uncovered when police raided a property in Wigan.

Friday, 4th September 2020, 3:49 pm
Updated Friday, 4th September 2020, 3:52 pm

Officers from Worsley Mesnes neighbourhood policing team, along with the district tasking team, executed two search warrants issued under the Misuse of Drugs Act in Wigan on Thursday.

A spokesman for Greater Manchester Police's Wigan West team said: "At an address on Warrington Road, a substantial amount of a suspected class B controlled drug was seized, along with over £30,000 in cash, suspected to be proceeds of criminal activity.

"A male was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply a class B controlled drug and money laundering. He has since been released under investigation pending further enquiries."

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Police executed two search warrants yesterday

Anyone with information about the supply of controlled drugs is asked to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.