Monday, 16 July 2012

Thousands of valium tablets seized in Carnforth raid

Police seized several thousand valium tablets after carrying out a raid at a Carnforth home.

Support unit officers executed a drugs warrant at West View, Carnforth, shortly after 11.30am on Thursday 12th July.

The tablets were found inside the property.

A 34-year-old woman and a 28-year-old man were arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class C drugs. They have been bailed pending further inquiries.

“Taking tranquilizers like valium can be risky, and especially dangerous if they are mixed with other drugs or alcohol," says Sergeant James Pinder of Morecambe police. "The amount seized by officers was significant and we have prevented these tablets from making their way on to our streets where they could have caused harm to our communities.

“We also know that many offenders who commit crimes like burglary and robbery do so to fund a drugs habit and this seizure will hopefully have an impact on them being able to source such drugs.”

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