FOUR suspects were arrested for drug offences and money laundering in a series of separate incidents across Wirral yesterday.

Officers found one man in possession of four bags of heroin on Mount Road, Higher Bebbington.

Wirral Globe:

A man was arrested after he was found in possession of heroin on Mount Road, Higher Bebbington

The suspect was interviewed and released under investigation

Another man who ran off after police saw him acting suspiciously in an alleyway on Elmswood Road in Birkenhead was found to be in possession of crack cocaine. He was interviewed and released under investigation.

Members of the public had raised the alarm after witnessing drug use in the street.

A large quantity of suspected counterfeit tobacco and a large quantity of cash was later seized from a van on Duke Street in Birkenhead.

Wirral Globe:

A driver was arrested for money laundering after a large amount of cash was found in his van on Duke Street in Birkenhead

The driver had no licence or insurance and was arrested for money for money laundering, possessing criminal property and driving offences.

READ > Drug dealer arrested on Byrne Avenue in Rock Ferry

Wirral Globe:

The passenger of a vehicle stopped on Duke Street in Birkenhead was arrested for immigration offences

The passenger of the vehicle was also arrested for immigration offences.

A spokesman for Wirral police said: "Your local officers will continue to work hard to make your community safer. Thank you for your continued support for your officers during this difficult time for all."