Police have raided two addresses in a York cul-de-sac and seized suspected class A drugs as well as a large amount of cash.
Officers executed warrants at separate addresses on Chesney Fields, off Gale Lane in Acomb early yesterday morning (Thursday).
The local Neighbourhood Policing Team were acting on tip-offs from the public.
Chesney Fields, York
In the first address they seized:
- three large bags of what is believed to be a Class-B drug
- a large quantity of what is believed to be a Class-A drug
- and £5,000 in cash.
A 24-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply a Class-B drug, possession of a Class-A drug and money laundering.
He was interviewed and later released under investigation.
In the second address they seized
- a small quantity of what is suspected to be a Class-B drug.
Enquiries are continuing.
‘A success for the team’
Neighbourhood Policing Sergeant Ben Stevens from the York Outer Neighbourhood Policing Team said: “These were successful warrants for the team as we were able to take further drugs from the streets of York.
“We will always aim to act on information that is provided by members of the public. Please don’t hesitate to let us know about your concerns.
“We’re here to help and we’ll do everything we can to improve the quality of life for people living in local communities.”
People can report concerns or information about drugs in their by calling North Yorkshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.