POLICE SEIZE £100,000 OF COCAINE AND ECSTASY IN RAID
POLICE seized a haul of drugs worth £100,000 intended to be sold on the streets of Manchester city centre.
The cocaine, cannabis and ecstasy pills were found by officers who raided an address in Salford in the early hours of yesterday.
Three men were arrested on suspicion of drugs offences.
They were taken into police custody for questioning.
During the raid officers found cocaine with a street value of £70,000.
They also seized £20,000 worth of cannabis and a large number of ecstasy pills.
The warrant was part of a police crackdown tackling organised criminals supplying drugs in the city centre.
Detective Constable Paul Halliwell, from the Greater Manchester Police Challenger Organised Crime team, said: “The community have told us they want us to tackle the issue of drugs and this action was taken as a result of these concerns.
“Today’s activity has seen a significant amount of controlled drugs destined for the streets of Manchester removed from those seeking to profit from this criminality.”
Anyone with information about illegal drugs can call police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.
Some of the drugs seized in the raid