Drugs haul and £17k seized in Burnley house raid - two people arrested

A large quantity of Class A and Class B drugs, along with around £17,000 has been seized by police after a raid at a property in Halifax Road.

Friday, 7th May 2021, 12:30 pm

Officers from Burnley Taskforce joined forces with the Briercliffe Neighbourhood Policing Team to execute the warrant yesterday.

A police spokesman said: "We have attended an address in the Halifax Road area and located a large quantity of Class A and Class B drugs and around £17,000. Two people have been arrested on suspicion of drug offences and money laundering.

"This is as a direct result from information received from the local community and we will continue to target people involved in the supply of drugs to keep our community safe."

Police discovered the drugs and money yesterday