Police dog sniffs out hidden drugs in Norwich vehicle search

Police officers found a person with a supply of Class A drugs during an Operation Moonshot vehicle s

Police officers found a person with a supply of Class A drugs during an Operation Moonshot vehicle search in Norwich. Picture: Norwich Police - Credit: Norwich Police

A police dog has lent a paw to a vehicle stop by police in Norwich in which Class A drugs and a knife were found.

Lottie, from the Norfolk and Suffolk police dogs team, assisted offers in Norwich with an Operation

Lottie, from the Norfolk and Suffolk police dogs team, assisted offers in Norwich with an Operation Moonshot City vehicle search. Picture: Norwich Police - Credit: Norwich Police

Officers stopped and searched a vehicle in the city as part of Operation Moonshot, a Norfolk Police crackdown on organised criminal activity.

Three people were arrested for being concerned in the support of drugs after one occupant was found with a large quantity of Class A drugs and a lock knife.

The driver was also found to be driving without insurance and failed a roadside drugs test.

PD Lottie help officers to uncover further concealed drugs during the vehicle search.

Police officers found a person with a lock knife during an Operation Moonshot vehicle search in Norw

Police officers found a person with a lock knife during an Operation Moonshot vehicle search in Norwich. Picture: Norwich Police - Credit: Norwich Police


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On Twitter Norwich Police said: 'Thanks for her skills we were able to find more drugs concealed in the vehicle, which I doubt we would have found if it wasn't for her nostrils!'

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