Cash in the region of £25,000 seized following stop-and-search
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We have seized a significant amount of cash during the search of a property in Stoke-on-Trent.
At 12.40am yesterday (5 December) officers stopped a black BMW 3 Series on the A50 at Longton, and found a quantity of suspected drugs and cash inside of the vehicle.
This led to a search of a property in Lightwood, where they seized cash, estimated to be in the region of £25,000, a designer watch and a mobile phone.
A 28-year-old man, from Stoke-on-Trent, was arrested on suspicion of driving a motor vehicle with a proportion of a specified controlled drug above the specified limit and possession with intent to supply class B drugs.
A 19-year-old man, also from Stoke-on-Trent, was arrested on suspicion of contravening a relevant requirement imposed by money laundering and acquiring / using / possessing criminal property.
Both men have been released under investigation and inquiries are ongoing.