Published: October 22, 2010
Two arrested after money and suspected drugs seized in town

Police 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 "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 to justice."

"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.


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