Thousands of tablets found by police

A HAUL of 2,000 suspected ecstasy tablets estimated to be worth £16,000 has been seized from a house in Trimley St Mary.Suffolk police recovered two stolen vehicles and seized the haul of suspected drugs, after searching a house yesterday.

A HAUL of 2,000 suspected ecstasy tablets estimated to be worth £16,000 has been seized from a house in Trimley St Mary.

Suffolk police recovered two stolen vehicles and seized the haul of suspected drugs, after searching a house yesterday.

The joint operation between police and HM Customs & Excise took place yesterday afternoon as part of Operation Crackdown - Suffolk Constabulary's ongoing campaign against those suspected of drugs offences.

A 32-year-old man has been arrested and is currently in custody at Felixstowe. He is due to be questioned by detectives later today.


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Detective Chief Inspector Ivan Smith said: "This warrant was one of many carried out yesterday as part of our ongoing operation to tackle those who traffic in drugs.

"It's just one part of our strategy to deal with this problem in our communities, but it is an important one and officers will continue to target those suspected of being involved in the supply of Class A drugs.

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"We would ask anyone with information about drug dealing to call our Operation Crackdown hotline – 0800 253 253."

See page p.4 for our exclusive in depth look yesterday's raids in Ipswich.

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