Officers seize over £10,000 in cash and make arrests in connection with drug supply offences in Southampton
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Officers have made two arrests and seized over £10,000 in cash in connection with Southampton drug supply offences.
At 4.30pm on Thursday, officers from Southampton’s High Harm Team stopped and searched a 23-year-old man under Section 23 of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 and suspected class A drugs, two phones and £480 in cash were seized. As part of their enquiries officers then searched premises in the east of Southampton and seized over £10,000 in cash and a quantity of a Class A drugs. The man was arrested on suspicion of possession of criminal property and possession with intent to supply a Class A drug – cocaine and has been released under investigation while enquiries continue.
At 5pm on Friday, officers from the High Harm Team stopped a 26-year-old man in Vernon Walk and took him to a police station where he was searched. Two bags of suspected Class A drugs and the mobile phone were seized and the man was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply a Class A drug. He was released under investigation while enquiries continue.
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