Police seize suspected drugs and weapons from an address in Hartlepool

Hartlepool Neighbourhood Policing Team have seized suspected Class A and Class C drugs and several weapons from a property in the town.

Wednesday, 15th December 2021, 10:10 pm
Police seized several weapons and suspected drugs from the property on Powell Street.

Officers from the Hartlepool Neighbourhood Policing Team executed a misuse of drugs warrant in Powell Street on Tuesday, December 14.

Following the raid, police seized suspected Class A and Class C drugs from the property, along with several weapons.

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Sergeant Chris Phelan has said that the raid is just one of the ways that police can tackle drug-related crime in the town.

He commented: “Tackling drugs in our communities is one of our top priorities and conducting drugs warrants is just one of the tools at our disposal for dealing with the problem.”

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Anyone concerned about suspected drugs activity in their community can call 101 or alternatively, information can be passed to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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