Three arrested following Blackpool drugs warrant

Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Three people have been arrested after a drugs warrant was executed in the Blackpool area.

Yesterday, Tuesday 31st January 2023, Blackpool Neighbourhood Task Force and Blackpool Neighbourhood Policing Team executed a warrant under the misuse of drugs act at an address in Blackpool.

During the search a quantity of drugs were seized along with mobile phones, cash and various equipment.

A 45-year-old man and a 22-year-old female were arrested for being concerned in the supply of controlled drugs. A 17-year-old male was also arrested for being concerned in the supply of controlled drugs and possession of Class B drugs (cannabis).

Operation Warrior is Lancashire Police’s response to tackling serious and organised crime in Lancashire and delivering on Police and Crime Commissioner Andrew Snowden's Fighting Crime Plan priority of disrupting and dismantling organised crime.

Operation Warrior targets the individuals and gangs involved in crime, as well as associated issues such as violence and intimidation, large scale drug supply, exploitation and fraud, all of which can cause serious harm to local communities.

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