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£160,000 worth of drugs seized in Saltash

£160,000 worth of drugs seized in Saltash

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 5:28pm 11th November 2019. (Updated at 12:35pm 12th November 2019)

£160,000 worth of drugs has been seized during a police search in Saltash.

A vehicle stop was carried out on New Road on Friday morning.

Around £5,000 in cash was seized, along with what was believed to be amphetamines and cannabis inside the car.

A search was then carried out at a property where two rucksacks full of money and further suspected class A drugs were seized.

A 21-year-old local man was attested and released under investigation.

"Police carried out a vehicle stop in New Road, Saltash, at 11.40pm on Friday 8th November.

"A substantial amount of cash and suspected Class A drugs [Amphetamine] and suspected cannabis were found within the vehicle.

"A subsequent search was carried out at an address in Saltash where two rucksacks containing a significant amount of cash were located plus further suspected Class A drugs.

"A 21-year-old man from Saltash was arrested on suspicion of money laundering and possession of drugs with intent to supply. He has been released under investigation pending further enquiries."

Devon and Cornwall Police

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