Police make arrests after drugs raids on Preston city centre flats

Three people were arrested on suspicion of drug dealing after police raided flats in Preston city centre on Tuesday (February 15).

By Matthew Calderbank
Thursday, 17th February 2022, 12:55 pm

Officers with Preston Task Force launched a raid on a flat in Empire House in Church Street in response to complaints about suspected drug dealing.

Inside the flat on the city's high street, officers discovered a large stash of class A drugs and cash.

Two men and a woman were arrested and taken into custody on suspicion of drugs supply and money laundering.

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Three were arrested and a large amount of cash and class A drugs were seized after police raided Empire House in Church Street, Preston on Tuesday (February 15). Pic: Google

Lancashire Police said the three suspects were released under investigation.

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A spokesman for the force said: "Following numerous community complaints, Preston Task Force conducted a drugs warrant on Tuesday (February 15) at Empire House, Preston.

"A large amount of cash and class A drugs have been seized and three have been arrested for drugs supply and money laundering."

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