Blackpool gang arrested after drugs and quantity of cash seized

Three men were arrested after cannabis and a quantity of cash was seized in Blackpool.

Wednesday, 1st December 2021, 2:36 pm

Officers investigating the activities of organised criminal gangs in the town stopped a Vauxhall Vivaro van at around 1am today (December 1).

After finding equipment used in the cultivation of cannabis inside the vehicle, police conducted further investigations and attended a property in Ormond Avenue.

A number of cannabis plants and a quantity of cash was seized once officers gained entry to the address.

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Three men were arrested after cannabis and cash was seized in Ormond Avenue, Blackpool

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Three men from Blackpool - aged 32, 32 and 29 - were subsequently arrested on suspicion of money laundering and an offence under the Immigration Act.

They all remain in custody at this time.

Anyone with information about crime in their area can call 101 or report it online at

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