Five arrests as police find Class A drugs and £5,000 in Telford and Newport

Two vehicles were stopped and five people arrested this week in Class A drugs investigations in Telford & Wrekin.

On Wednesday a car was stopped in the vicinity of the Trench Lock interchange in Telford and three occupants were arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of Class A drugs.

Then on Thursday, West Mercia Police officers stopped a vehicle in Newport and found a "large amount of drugs" and £5,000 in cash.

Two people were arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply.

A police source said that both sets of arrests were made as part of investigations into County Lines drug dealing.

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