Wednesday, 14 July 2010

More arrests as crackdown on organised crime continues

Three more people were arrested this morning in connection with a crack down on organised crime in Lancaster and Morecambe.

The arrests follow hot on the heels follows from yesterday’s raids, in which ten people were arrested, with some appearing in court today (see news story).

A 28-year-old man from Lancaster, has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to supply class A drugs and conspiracy to supply class B drugs. Also arrested was a 20-year-old man on suspicion of conspiracy to supply class A, possession with intent to supply heroin and possession of a prohibitive weapon.

A 22-year-old man from Morecambe has also been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to possess class A drugs.

• Anyone with concerns about criminal activity in their neighbourhood should contact police on 01524 63333 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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