Four arrested after 'large quantity' of amphetamine, cannabis and prescription drugs found in Hartlepool raid

Four people were arrested after police raided a house and found a large quantity of suspected drugs.

Monday, 2nd September 2019, 14:51 pm
Updated Tuesday, 3rd September 2019, 09:19 am
Joicey Court, Hartlepool.

Police carried out the drugs warrant at an address in Joicey Court, Hartlepool, on Friday, August 30, and recovered a large amount of what is believed to be amphetamine, cannabis and illegal prescription drugs.

Three men aged 27, 33 and 66, and a 42-year-old woman were arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply controlled drugs.

They have all been released under investigation while inquiries continue.

Police have carried out a number of similar raids across the town in recent months as part of summer’s Operation Phoenix.

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