Police raided the home of a suspected drug dealer today (Friday) – and discovered a Samurai sword.
They also seized drugs and knives at the Northallerton property.
Officers used a warrant to enter the home this morning (Friday).
During a search they found:
- class-B drugs including cannabis
- “cannabis edibles”, which usually take the form of cannabis-laced sweets and are often sold to children
- a large amount of money
- digital scales
- mobile phones
- a flick knife
- two lock knives, and
- a samurai sword.
A force spokesman said: “There’s no place for offensive weapons and illegal drugs in our communities, and all items were seized.”
A 19-year-old man has been arrested.
The suspect is currently in police custody after he was arrested on suspicion of drug dealing and possession offences, as well as possession of offensive weapons. Enquiries are continuing today.
North Yorkshire Police uses tip-offs from residents to tackle drug dealing. If you have information, you can share it with the force by calling us on 101 and selecting option 1 to speak to the Force Control Room.