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Drugs and cash seized as police arrests suspected dealer in Dereham

PUBLISHED: 07:01 04 May 2018 | UPDATED: 07:01 04 May 2018

Class A drugs and money has been seized following the arrest of a suspected dealer in Dereham. Photo: Norfolk Police

Class A drugs and money has been seized following the arrest of a suspected dealer in Dereham. Photo: Norfolk Police

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Class A drugs and money has been seized following the arrest of a suspected dealer in Dereham.

Class A drugs and money has been seized following the arrest of a suspected dealer in Dereham. Photo: Norfolk PoliceClass A drugs and money has been seized following the arrest of a suspected dealer in Dereham. Photo: Norfolk Police

Breckland Police said on social media that its officers carried out a stop and search in the town on Thursday night.

It said the man was suspected of dealing Class A drugs, and attempted to resist officers as they tried to detain him.

Following his arrest, drugs and a “sizeable amount” of cash was seized.

In a post on Twitter, Breckland Police said: “Excellent intelligence-led stop-search by T5 #Dereham tonight - a male suspected of dealing Class A drugs found in possession. Despite physically resisting the officers, he was safely detained and Class A drugs seized as well as sizeable amount of cash. #1Detained #SaferNorfolk.”


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