Suspected ‘chop shop store’ found at house in Whitefield as cops seize two cars worth £70,000 – Manchester Evening News
Engine parts, a front bumper from an Audi, tyres, and steering wheels were among suspected stolen car parts recovered in a raid on a house in Whitefield, Bury.
Police also seized a BMW and Mercedes with a combined value of £70,000.
A spokesperson for Bury North GMP said: “Intelligence has been gathered from various sources and a warrant was issued for an address in Whitefield.
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“The warrant has been executed today at the address and various stolen car parts were found.
“[One] male has been arrested and is currently in the cells assisting police with their enquiries.
“[Two] vehicles have been seized under the Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA) these vehicles have a combined value of £70,000!!”
The raid comes after success last week by the force’s Tactical Vehicle Intercept Unit which recovered three stolen vehicles on false plates.
A Jaguar, Land Rover, and Range Rover were found parked up in Oldham side streets.
In 2021, TVIU recovered 454 stolen vehicles worth over £8million and arrested 637 for a variety of different offences.