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Efforts to tackle county lines drug dealing in Warwickshire saw eight people arrested yesterday (Thursday 6 October).
Two men were arrested following drugs raids in Bedworth yesterday morning.
Officers from Leamington Proactive CID seized drugs after spotting a suspected drug deal in Clemen’s Street, Leamington yesterday morning. A 17-year old boy from Coventry was arrested on suspicion of possession of class A drugs with intent to supply.
Class A drugs were seized after officers from Proactive CID stopped a car in Vickers Way, Warwick yesterday afternoon. A 19-year-old man from Coventry and 18-year-old man from Leamington were arrested on suspicion of possession of class A drugs with intent to supply.
Officers from Leamington Proactive CID seized more drugs after spotting another suspected drug deal in Clemen’s Street, yesterday afternoon. A 21-year-old man from Whitnash was arrested on suspicion of possession of class A drugs with intent to supply. He was also detained on a warrant for failure to appear at court.
Two people were arrested and drugs seized after officers stopped a car in Potsford Road, Rugby last night. A subsequent search of a property led to more drugs being seized.
A 43-year-old woman and 36-year-old man, both from Birmingham, were arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of drugs.
Detective Constable Sarah Wolsey from Leamington Proactive CID said: “Following yesterday’s successes in Warwick and Leamington word is definitely getting out that we are hitting county lines drug dealers hard in the area. We have received feedback from people in the area that the supply of drugs has been significantly affected by these arrests and seizures.
“This is excellent news for local law abiding people. The trade in drugs causes nothing but misery and we will continue to take a proactive approach in targeting the supply of drugs into the county.”
Posted by SC, Corporate Communications