Drugs crackdown Operation Gravity in Norfolk continues as three more people are arrested

Police have launched Operation Gravity in response to a worrying rise in stabbings in Norfolk. Photo

Police have launched Operation Gravity in response to a worrying rise in stabbings in Norfolk. Photo: Antony Kelly - Credit: � ARCHANT NORFOLK PHOTOGRAPHIC 2

Three more people have been arrested in connection with drug offences as Operation Gravity continues in Norfolk.

Police issued a warrant at an address in Saffron Square in Norwich this afternoon and seized a large quantity of Class A drugs and cash.

Two people, a man aged in his 20s from London and a woman in her 30s from Norwich, have both been arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply a Class A drug.

A third man was arrested after officers issued a separate warrant at Ordnance Road in Great Yarmouth. The man, aged in his late teens and from London was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply a Class A drug.

The arrests come just 24 hours after four other men were arrested in connection with drug offences in Norwich and Great Yarmouth.

Two men, one aged in his 30s from Norwich and one aged in his 20s from London, were arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply a Class A drug after officers issued a warrant in Netherwood Green yesterday.

Meanwhile in Great Yarmouth, two men, one aged in his 20s from London and one aged in his 30s and from Great Yarmouth, were also arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply a Class A drug after officers issued a warrant in Apsley Road.

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All four men have since been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

Chief Superintendent Dave Marshall said: 'Operation Gravity is continuing to gain momentum across Norfolk. With residents and communities becoming aware of this issue and informing police, it should be a warning to those coming into our county to deal drugs that hiding is becoming more difficult and we will continue to pursue you.

'However this is not just about enforcement alone and we continue to work with partner agencies to try and break the cycle of drugs and the criminality that comes with them.'

• Anyone who may suspect drug dealing activity in their neighbourhood is encouraged to contact Norfolk Police on 101.

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