Lancashire Police have shared the news that they stopped a 60-year-old woman on Yeadon Way, Blackpool with a shoebox full of cannabis. During a search of her car, officers subsequently found cocaine and a large quantity of cash The incident happened at about 12.30 p.m. on Tuesday 26th October. The woman was arrested on the scene on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class A and B drugs and money laundering. This was part of an ongoing operation by Lancashire Police.
Sgt Dave Benson, of the Lancashire Police Tactical Operations team, said: ‘We are just over halfway through another fortnight of Operation Vanquish action, and are continuing to target those who think they don’t need to follow the law, or think it’s acceptable to use the road network for criminality. Our message is simple: if this is you, we will catch up with you.’
The arrested woman remains in police custody.
The Lancashire Constabulary Tactical Operations team provides specialist firearms and public order support, mounted and dog units and their officers are responsible for roads and motorways across the county using highly trained resources. They proactively tackle crime and aim to make Lancashire safer.