Crack cocaine and cannabis seized as police raid homes

Police executed a drugs warrant at Saffron Square in Norwich. PIC: Archant.

Police executed a drugs warrant at Saffron Square in Norwich. PIC: Archant. - Credit: Archant

Drugs and pepper spray were seized when police raided three homes in Norwich.

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Officers from the Norwich North safer neighbourhood team executed a drugs warrant at a home in Saffron Square, in Catton Grove, at 9.30am on Tuesday (June 2) morning.

Norfolk police said a quantity of cannabis was found inside. Two people were interviewed at the scene by officers and enquiries are ongoing.

As a result of information obtained during that raid, officers searched a second property in Vale Green, Mile Cross, where a quantity of crack cocaine, worth about £1,300 was discovered.

A woman was arrested at the scene on suspicion of possession with intent to supply and taken to Aylsham Police Investigation Centre for questioning.


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Officers searched the woman’s home address in Waterman Road, near Guardian Road, where a pepper spray was seized.

Police had initially tweeted that a firearm had been seized. However, that was not a gun, but the pepper spray, which comes under firearms legislation.

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Jane Mason, 51, of Waterman Road, Norwich, was later charged with possession with intent to supply a Class A drug (crack cocaine) and possession of a noxious liquid, namely pepper spray.

She was remanded in custody to appear before Norwich Magistrates Court on Wednesday, June 3.

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