Four arrested on suspicion of drug offences in Nuneaton
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Four people were arrested yesterday on suspicion of the supply of drugs as part of targeted activity to tackle county lines drug crime in Nuneaton.
Officers from Nuneaton Safer Neighbourhood Team seized suspected class A drugs (pictured below), a flick knife and a BB gun (pictured below) when they raided a property in Vernon’s Lane, Nuneaton yesterday morning. Officers believe the gun had been changed from a handgun into a BB gun.
A 49-year-old man from Nuneaton was arrested on suspicion of possession of class A drugs with intent to supply and possession of an offensive weapon.
Officers from Nuneaton Proactive CID seized drugs and two knives when they stopped three people in Vernon’s Lane a few hours later.
A 31-year-old man of no fixed abode was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of drugs and possession of a knife; a 39-year-old woman from Nuneaton was arrested on suspicion of possession of class A drugs with intent to supply; and a 37-year-old man from Leamington was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of drugs.
Detective Constable Rich Bull from Nuneaton Proactive CID said: “We are out on the streets most days carrying out plain clothed patrols; you may not see us but we are there and determined to keep drug dealers looking over their shoulders.
“We use our intelligence to target our patrols; the public can help by reporting any concerns they have around drug dealing in their area. We will act on all information.”
Anyone with information about drug dealing can report it at www.warwickshire.police.uk/report or by calling 101. Alternatively, information can be provided anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.