Menu

Three arrested, including 16-year-old, after police discover drugs, cash and phones in Preston

Posted on - 8th February, 2024 - 11:05am | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Deepdale, Preston News
Blue light from a police car Pic: South Ribble Police
A general image of a police vehicle

Three males, the youngest aged 16, have been arrested of suspected drug offences in Preston.

Advertisement

On Tuesday (February 6), police had been contacted over concerns of potential drug-dealing in the St Anthony’s Road area.

Two men were searched under Section 23 the Misuse of Drugs Act. This search was negative and the pair were sent on their way.​

Read more: Lancashire schools unable to reduce classes to ‘acceptable levels’

After a search of a nearby property, three males were arrested and a large amount of suspected Class A drugs, cash and mobile phones were recovered. Weapons including a knuckle duster and Rambo style knife were also seized.​

Advertisements

A 16-year-old boy from Nelson, a 19-year-old man from Manchester and 57-year-old man from Preston were arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply a Class A drug and money laundering. All three have been bailed whilst investigations continue, police said.

A spokesperson for police said: “Operation Warrior is our response to tackling serious and organised crime in Lancashire and delivering on Police and Crime Commissioner Andrew Snowden’s Fighting Crime Plan priority of disrupting and dismantling organised crime.

“You can report any concerns by calling us on 101 or reporting online. Always call 999 in an emergency.”

You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously, either via their website or by calling 0800 555 111.

Subscribe: Keep in touch directly with the latest headlines from Blog Preston, join our WhatsApp channel and subscribe for our twice-a-week email newsletter. Both free and direct to your phone and inbox.

Advertisements
barton manor gym

Read more: See the latest Preston news and headlines

Share
Advertisements
barton manor gym
Preston in pictures Converted beer barrelsSunset at the bull nose24.02.18 - Preston [Queuing] 240216Past Times1Bistrot PierreCrystal HouseAnd dog food pleaseDocklands @ Preston View more Advertisement Subscribe to the newsletter

Sign up below to receive Blog Preston's email newsletter. It wings its way into inboxes every Sunday and Wednesday rounding up our top stories and more.

Advertisement News by location

Find news by location, select an area of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

The Preston Guide

Discover local businesses and services near you.

    Advertisements
Advertisement Categories

Find news by category, select an category of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

Blog Preston email updates

Receive our digest of the biggest and best stories every Sunday to your email inbox

We respect your privacy and you can unsubscribe at any time from our emails