Man arrested in connection with Ipswich drug offences

Police in Ipswich have arrested a teenage male on drug related offences. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

A man has been arrested in connection with drug-dealing in Ipswich - Credit: Archant

A man has been arrested in connection with Ipswich-based drug offences.

Officers arrested a man, aged 24, in Enfield during the morning of Thursday, December 10 for being concerned in the supply of a Class A drug.

He was taken to Martlesham Police Investigation Centre for questioning, where he remains.

The arrest was made as part of Operation Orochi – an operation set up by Suffolk Constabulary with the Met Police to tackle "county lines" drug-dealing between London and Suffolk.

It focusses on analysing the data of mobile phones used to buy and sell crack cocaine and heroin by dealers and controllers.


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Officers from the team in Suffolk will share this intelligence with a dedicated team at the Met, who will then investigate to identify the line controller and their location.

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