Man arrested following Hartlepool drugs and cash seizure

A man has been arrested by police on suspicion of possessing drugs with the intention of supplying them to others.

Tuesday, 27th April 2021, 11:17 am
Updated Thursday, 29th April 2021, 8:09 pm

He was later released under investigation while inquiries by officers into the Monday incident in Hartlepool continue.

A Cleveland Police spokesperson said on April 27: "A 59-year-old man was arrested on Hamilton Road, Hartlepool, yesterday afternoon after neighbourhood officers stopped and searched him under the Misuse of Drugs Act.

“A quantity of tablets and cash was seized and he was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class C drugs.

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A Cleveland Police picture of the cash and suspected drugs seized in Hartlepool.
A Cleveland Police picture of the cash and suspected drugs seized in Hartlepool.

“The man was interviewed and released under investigation while inquiries continue.

“If you suspect drug use or drug dealing in your community, please contact Cleveland Police via the 101 number.

“If you don’t want to speak to police, you can pass information anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org or by phoning them on 0800 555 111.”

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