Dawn raid uncovers knives, drug packets and mobile phones


A dawn raid by Wirral Police has uncovered a stash of drugs, weapons and mobile phones.

Police raided the address in Birkenhead on Wednesday morning (September 22) carrying out a warrant under the Misuse of Drugs Act.

During a search of the address, officers seized a quantity of Class A drugs, weapons and mobile phones.

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Photos uploaded by police show several knives recovered from the premises as well as packages of what appears to be wraps of drugs, scales, and at least seven mobile phones.

A man was arrested for possession with intent to supply Class A drugs.

A spokesperson for Wirral Police said on a post uploaded to their Facebook page: “The local policing team at #TeamBeb have carried out a warrant under the Misuse of Drugs Act at an address in Birkenhead this morning.

“During the search of the address, officers seized a quantity of Class A drugs, weapons and mobile phones.

“A male has been arrested for possession with intent to supply Class A. #OpVermont”.

Yesterday’s raid in Birkenhead follows other successful seizures of drugs on Merseyside.



Stash of Class A drugs seized
Stash of Class A drugs seized

Merseyside Police arrested three men and a woman for drug supply offences after a warrant was executed at the Railway Hotel on Brighton Road in Waterloo on Saturday September 18.

During a search of the pub large amounts of suspected cocaine, mixing agent and drug paraphernalia were seized.

As well as the drugs and equipment, police found more than £45,000 in cash, believed to be from the proceeds of crime.

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