100K cash & drugs found after Luton police stop

Five kilograms of Class A drugs and around £100,000 in cash has been seized after police stopped a vehicle in Luton. 

Officers from the Special Operations Unit carried out a proactive stop of a vehicle in Avenue Grimaldi yesterday (Tuesday).

On searching the car, officers found approximately three kilograms of cocaine and around two kilograms of heroin. 

As a result of the stop, officers carried out a search at a property in Oak Road, Luton, where a bag containing approximately £100,000 of cash was found and seized.  

Detective Inspector Dave Skarratts, from ERSOU, said: “I am really pleased to have been able to remove such a significant quantity of Class A drugs from circulation. We’ll be continuing to work with our forces and partners to clamp down on drug related criminality, protecting our communities from the harm it causes.”

Three men from Luton were arrested in connection with the investigation.

A 32-year-old man was charged with possession with intent to supply Class A drugs.


A  31-year-old man was charged with possession with intent to supply Class A drugs and possession of criminal property.  

A third man who was arrested on suspicion of possession of criminal property has been released under investigation.

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