Five held after drugs raids

Posted On 14 Jun 2019 at 10:40 am

Five people have been arrested after a series of drugs raids in Brighton, Hove and Shoreham.

The properties that were searched included a house in Nevill Road, Hove, yesterday afternoon ( (Thursday 13 June).

Sussex Police said: “Five people have been arrested following the discovery of a large quantity of drugs in Shoreham.

“Officers were alerted to suspicious packages at a rural address on Tuesday afternoon (11 June).

“Following investigations, two men and three woman have been arrested at addresses across Shoreham, Brighton and Hove.

“The men, aged 32 and 37, and two of the women, 28 and 29, were all arrested on suspicion of concerned in the supply of class A drugs.

“A 35-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of the same offence and also the acquiring, use and possession of criminal property.

“All five remain in custody at this time and the investigation remains ongoing.”

Local policing commander Miles Ockwell said: “This is a significant policing operation with a large quantity of class A drugs taken off the streets.

“The investigation is ongoing and inquiries will be continuing to establish the full circumstances surrounding the seized drugs.

“Anyone who notices any suspicious behaviour should always report it to us without delay.

“You can do this by reporting online or calling 101.”

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