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£15,000 worth of drugs found travelling from Fleetwood

Monday, November 6, 2023

On 31st October 2023, officers stopped a vehicle on Copse Road in Fleetwood.

Following a search a large quantity of cannabis was located in the boot of the vehicle, having an estimated worth of £15,000.

A man, 44, from Fleetwood, was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class B drugs and has been bailed until 30th January 2024.

Chief Inspector Dave Hannan said: “This was a great proactive stop by officers who uncovered a significant quantity of cannabis.

“Drugs, and the criminalities surrounding them, can have a significant impact on local communities and we are dedicated to tackling these issues.

“We will not tolerate drugs in Fleetwood and would encourage anyone with information to come forward.”

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It aims to target 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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