Man stopped by police for riding a bicycle without lights leads to three arrests.


Officers asked the man to stop on Baxter’s Lane in St. Helens on Saturday, October 24, after they noticed that he was riding a bicycle without lights.

A cyclist who was stopped by police for not having a light on his bike was eventually arrested on suspicion of supplying class A drugs.

Two men and one woman were arrested after being stopped by the police by chance.

The 41-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class A drugs, and another search of nearby properties led to two further arrests.

Suspicions were raised and the man was searched under the Drug Abuse Act and a lot of suspicious drugs were found, police reported.

Several cell phones and a lot of cash were also confiscated.

A 21-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of supplying Class A drugs, possession with intent to supply Class A and B drugs, and possession of a controlled Class B drug.

And a 25-year-old man was arrested on a number of suspected drug charges after “white and brown powder” was discovered on his property, including suspicion of possession with intent to supply class A and B drugs.

Investigators said that all three were arrested and released as part of an investigation pending further investigation.

“I would ask anyone who has information about crime, including drug trafficking, in their neighborhood to contact us so that we can take action.

St Helens Inspector Rob Budden said: “We are committed to the safety of the communities of St Helens.

Anyone with information can contact DM @MerPolCC or @CrimestoppersUK anonymously at 0800 555 111….


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