Two held after drugs raid in Brighton

Posted On 24 Aug 2018 at 8:36 pm

Two men have been arrested in a drugs raid in Brighton, Sussex Police said.

The force said: “Police seized a large quantity of cannabis and made two arrests after carrying out a raid at flat in Brighton.

“Two men aged 48 and 31 at the flat in Viaduct Road were arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class B drugs after 1.6kg of cannabis were seized, along with a quantity of cash, mobile phones and other drugs paraphernalia on (Friday) 10 August.

“They were released under investigation.”

Chief Inspector Rachel Swinney said: “Our prevention officers, who play a crucial role in helping tackle local issues, have been targeting suspected drug dealers in the city.

“We are also working to identify drug users to direct them to agencies who can support them.

“If anyone suspects drug dealing is going on or has any information about it please contact us.

“You can report suspicious behaviour or drug dealing on our website or ring 101.”

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