Seven people arrested following series of Hartlepool drugs raids

Seven people have been arrested following a series of drugs raids.

Friday, 18th June 2021, 6:34 pm

Hartlepool Neighbourhood Police officers firstly executed drugs warrants at five properties across Hartlepool on Wednesday.

Around £5,000 worth of cash, class B drugs and drugs paraphernalia, including around 20 mobile phones believed to be used for drugs activity, were seized.

Six males aged between 20s and 40s were arrested on suspicion of drugs and proceeds or crime offences and later released pending further inquiries.

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Evidence recovered from a drugs raid in Hartlepool's Stephen Street.
Evidence recovered from a drugs raid in Hartlepool's Stephen Street.

A 48-year-old man is also in custody after suspected Class A, B and C drugs were found when neighbourhood police officers searched an address in the town’s Stephen Street on Friday.

He was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class A, Class B and Class C drugs.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Cleveland Police via the 101 number, quoting ref 099835.

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