Tuesday, 5 July 2011

Heroin and cannabis seized during Morecambe raids

Police seized 36 bags of heroin and over 40 cannabis plants during a series of drugs raids on properties in Morecambe, Heysham and Bolton-le-Sands last week - in a crack down on drug dealing activity.

Warrants were executed at properties in Sefton Road, Heysham, where 36 bags of heroin worth £360 were seized; in Monkwell Avenue, Bolton-le-Sands, where 40 cannabis plants were seized and in Meldon Road, Heysham, where six cannabis plants were seized.

Warrants were also executed at Yorkshire Street, Aldingham Walk and Delamere Avenue.

A 25-year-old male was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply heroin, a 38-year-old female was arrested on suspicion of possessing amphetamine and a 25-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply cannabis.

Sergeant Adie Knowles, West End and Heysham neighbourhood police team said: “Drugs have a negative impact on our communities and where we have information that drug dealing is taking place we will take action.

“It is important that residents come to us with any concerns that they may have about drugs in their area so they we can work together to tackle the problem.”

• Anyone with information about drug dealing should contact police on 0845 1 25 35 45 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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