Drugs found in police raids
DRUGS with a street value of £9,000 have been seized by police in Ipswich.Officers arrested four people for possession with intent to supply class A drugs and seized crack cocaine, cocaine and heroine following raids at three separate addresses in the town over the Christmas and New Year period.
DRUGS with a street value of £9,000 have been seized by police in Ipswich.
Officers arrested four people for possession with intent to supply class A drugs and seized crack cocaine, cocaine and heroine following raids at three separate addresses in the town over the Christmas and New Year period.
The arrests were part of Suffolk's Constabulary's operation crackdown, a special initiative that targets drug dealers.
Detective Inspector Mike Bacon who is overseeing the operation in the southern area of the county today said: "Seizure of class A drugs with a street value of £50,000, including crack cocaine and heroine have been made over recent months in Ipswich.
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"We are determined to tackle drug dealing in the community be enforcement action against suspected drug dealers."
Police admit they need the continuing support from the community in order to effectively tackle drug dealers in the town.
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Officers will be targeting areas and delivering letters containing the numbers of confidential hotlines and asking residents to supply information concerning drugs supply in their neighbourhood.
Det Insp Bacon added: "Drug dealing causes great concern within communities – our message is simple, do not let drug dealers blight your neighbourhood – please help us to help you."
Anyone who has any suspicion about people dealing in drugs can call the Crackdown Drugs hotline on 0800 253253 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.