Five arrests made after police operation in Lowestoft and Halesworth

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North Walsham break-in - Credit: Archant © 2009

Five people have been arrested and two were vehicles seized during a major police operation in Lowestoft and Halesworth on Wednesday.

The operation was designed to disrupt organised crime groups, remove unsafe vehicles from the road while enforcing and improving road safety compliance and raise public awareness of crime prevention measures.

In Lowestoft Kyle Hewes, 21, from Edgerton Road was arrested and charged with two counts of possession of a controlled class B drug (cannabis and ketamine).

He is due to he appear before Lowestoft Magistrates' Court on August 19.

A 26-year-old man from Lowestoft was arrested on suspicion of theft from a shop and he was bailed to return to the Great Yarmouth Police Investigation Centre on August 14


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Two men, aged 31 and 33 and both from Peterborough, were arrested on suspicion of theft from a shop and a 25 year old woman from Peterborough was arrested on suspicion of possession of a class A drug, possession of a class B drug, conspiracy to commit theft and going equipped.

All three are currently being held in custody at the Gt Yarmouth Police Investigation Centre for questioning.

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Two vehicles were also seized for having no insurance.

Det Chief Insp Mike Bacon said: 'We will continue to carry out these days of action to ensure criminal activity is disrupted within the county, to ensure that Suffolk remains a safe place to live, work, travel and invest.'

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