Arrests made yesterday in operation targeting suspected County Lines drug gangs in Nuneaton
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Two arrests were made yesterday afternoon (4 October) as part of a planned operation to target a suspected County Lines drugs set-up running in Nuneaton.
Officers from Proactive CID stopped and searched a man in Tomkinson Road, Nuneaton, who was found to be in carrying 2 wraps of suspected Class A drugs.
A search warrant was then executed at an address linked with the man, in Borough Road. Here a quantity of Cannabis was found along with drugs paraphernalia, several weapons and mobile phones. A woman was arrested at the scene and later released under investigation.
The man, aged 32 and from Birmingham, was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of Class A drugs and possession of Class A drugs. He is currently remanded in custody whilst enquiries continue.
Detective Sergeant Todd Lomax, Proactive CID, said “This is yet another major success in the disruption of illegal drugs supply in our county.
“We are committed to stamping out the operations of drug gangs. Those who consider running drugs in Warwickshire should think again; they will get caught and they will face the consequences.
“Communities can really help by reporting information or suspicions concerning drug dealing, manufacturing or the exploitation of people by these callous criminals.
“If you have information that can help this enquiry please call 101, quoting incident reference 265 of 4 November 2021. Information can also be provided anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”