Three further arrests confirmed as part of targeted police action against drug crime in Sudbury
Three further arrests in connection with drug offences in Sudbury have been carried out, as police continue their targeted action against the supply of class A substances around the town.
Officers from the Scorpion and Sentinel policing teams were deployed to Sudbury at 11.15am on Wednesday, acting on intelligence supplied by members of the public.
This information led to the arrest of a 36-year-old man in Walnut Tree Lane, on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class A drugs.
He was taken to the Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre for questioning and was later released under investigation.
Subsequently, officers from the Sudbury Safer Neighbourhood Team (SNT) and the Scorpion team conducted a search of a property in Stour Street, and discovered paraphernalia thought to be related to the supply and control of class A drugs.
Two men from London – a 19-year-old from the Wembley area and an 18-year-old from the Greenford area – were arrested on suspicion of being concerned in supplying class A drugs.
They were also questioned at the Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre, before being bailed with conditions, requiring them to return on August 4.
These latest arrests come as part of an ongoing multi-agency operation into against drug dealing in the Sudbury area, which has resulted in thousands of pounds of drugs being seized.
Insp Kevin Horton, locality inspector for Sudbury, said: "We are determined to address local drug dealing and to support vulnerable members of our community.
"We are very thankful for the support of the local community. Successful operations such as this show just how important any and all information we receive from members of the public is in helping us arrest those responsible and preventing further criminality."
Anybody who has information about potential drug crime in Sudbury is asked to contact the Sudbury SNT by calling 101 or sending an email to email@example.com.
Alternatively, you can telephone the independent Crimestoppers charity 100 pre cent anonymously on 0800 555111.
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