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Cannabis and cocaine recovered from village property

PUBLISHED: 09:41 10 September 2019 | UPDATED: 11:00 10 September 2019

The Scorpion East branch of the team carried out a warrant at a village property. Picture: Suffolk Constabulary

The Scorpion East branch of the team carried out a warrant at a village property. Picture: Suffolk Constabulary

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A man has been arrested by a specialised drugs squad following a raid in a Suffolk village.

Suffolk Police's East Scorpion drug team carried out the raid at a property in Wrentham, near Lowestoft on Wednesday, September 4.

With a Section 23 Misuse of Drugs Act (MODA) warrant executed, cocaine estimated to be worth more than £3,000 was seized and a quantity of cannibis was also recovered, with a man subsequently arrested.

Officers took to Twitter following the search, saying: "EastScorpion have been busy in Wrentham, Suffolk.

"Sec 23 MODA warrant executed at a property, with over 3k worth of cocaine seized and a quantity of cannabis recovered.

"1 male arrested and remanded in custody.

"#HaveWheelsCanTravel"

Since its formation, the Scorpion branch has prioritised a mass crackdown on drugs trafficking as it works to combat child sex offences and deny criminals use of the roads.


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