October 22, 2010
arrested after money and suspected drugs seized in town
have seized a bag of suspected drugs and a large quantity of money
during a raid on a home in Highbridge this week.
Police said on Friday (October 22nd) that a 31 year-old man had
been arrested on suspicion of possessing of a controlled drug.
During the search, officers also arrested a 44 year-old man on
suspicion of money laundering after they discovered a large amount
of cash at the address.
Both have been interviewed and bailed for further enquiries while
the white powder has been sent off for analysis.
PC Mark Bonici from Burnham Police Station told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"This is a fine example of the local community assisting
police in regards to drug dealing. We will always take information
about drug dealing activities seriously and this warrant demonstrates
our commitment to stamp out drug dealing and to bring the offenders
"I would like to thank the members of the public for their
information and co-operation. We would ask for them to continue
to give the police information and together we can make the local
communities a safe and happy place."
If you have any information relating to criminal activity in
the area, you can contact local police on 0845 456 7000.