Five people have been arrested following planned warrants in the Salisbury area for money laundering and drug offences.

More than £6,500 in cash and over 2kg of cannabis were located during the searches on Whatley Way and Halfpenny Road on Friday, February 23.

Salisbury Journal: Police found £6,500 in cash and 2kg in cannabis during warrants carried out on Whatley Way and

The five people arrested include a woman in her 20s and a man in his 30s who were arrested on suspicion of money laundering, a man and woman both in their 50s who were arrested on suspicion of money laundering and being concerned in the supply of class B drugs (cannabis), and a teenage boy who was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of cannabis.

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All five have been released on bail.

PC Boon said: "These warrants were carried out as part of our plans to disrupt drug suppliers in Salisbury. The Salisbury Neighbourhood Policing Team work closely with specialist officers, local crime investigators and the Dog unit to remove drugs and offensive weapons from our communities.

"I would like to thank the public for their continued efforts in reporting suspicious and criminal activity in their area. We, as the police, rely on your support, information and trust.

"This enables us to be reliably informed and focus our efforts where the demand is consequently making Salisbury a safer place to live."