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Three suspected drug dealers from Rugby were amongst 15 people arrested for drug offences in Warwickshire since Frida (11 June).
The three men, aged 26, 26 and 34, were arrested after plain clothed officers from Rugby Proactive CID spotted a suspect drug deal in Grosvenor Road, Rugby on Monday (14 June) afternoon.
Officers from the Roads Policing Unit seized suspected class A drugs following a pursuit that started on the M6 on Saturday afternoon. The car was eventually stopped in Ambleside Road, Bedworth and two men were arrested on suspicion of possession of class A drugs with intent to supply.
One of the men – a 32-year-old form Coventry – was also arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving, drink driving, driving without a licence, driving without insurance and failing to stop.
The other man – a 28-year-old from Bedworth – was also arrested on suspicion of assaulting an emergency worker after it is alleged he punched an officer while in Nuneaton custody block.
Officers from Nuneaton Proactive CID seized suspected class A drugs after spotting a suspected drug deal in Upper Abbey Street, Nuneaton yesterday afternoon. They arrested a 45-year-old man from Nuneaton on suspicion of possession of class A drugs with intent to supply.
Detective Chief Inspector Neil Reader, head of Proactive CID, said: “Despite it being an extremely busy few days for the force, officers continue to be proactive in looking for people committing drug offences. This should reassure our communities and service as warning to criminals.”
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