Two arrested after police discover 70 wraps of cocaine and heroin
PUBLISHED: 11:20 11 March 2019 | UPDATED: 11:47 11 March 2019
Two people have been arrested after police discovered 70 wraps of cocaine and heroin.
On Friday, March 8, Suffolk Police’s Scorpion Drug Team had reason to search an 18-year-old man in Tennyson Road, Lowestoft, under the Misuse of Drugs Act.
He was found in possession of three wraps of heroin, around £30 in cash, a mobile phone and house keys.
The man was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class A drugs.
Officers subsequently conducted a search of a nearby property and found a 19-year-old woman and further class A drugs.
Around 70 wraps of suspected cocaine and heroin worth an estimated £700 was found, along with £1,000 in cash.
The woman was also arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class A drugs.
The pair were taken to Great Yarmouth Police Investigation Centre for questioning and released under investigation pending further enquiries.
A Suffolk Police spokesman said: “The supply and dealing of illegal drugs will not be tolerated and residents can be reassured that any information passed to police will be acted on.”
Anyone who has information about drug use in their community is asked to contact their local policing team on 101 or contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or at crimestoppers-uk.org.