Three women released under investigation after police drugs raid on car in Hartlepool

Three women have been released under investigation following a police drugs raid on a car in Hartlepool.

Tuesday, 19th November 2019, 9:15 am
Updated Tuesday, 19th November 2019, 2:35 pm
Three women released under investigation following a police drugs raid on a car in Hartlepool.
Three women released under investigation following a police drugs raid on a car in Hartlepool.

Suspected cannabis, drugs paraphernalia and cash were recovered after Cleveland Police officers searched the vehicle on Sunday, November 17, at 9.30pm.

Officers searched the vehicle in the town after smelling cannabis whilst speaking to the occupants, and recovered a quantity of suspected cannabis and drug paraphernalia.

Hundreds of pounds in cash was also seized.

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The recovery led police to search an address on Lightfoot Crescent, Hartlepool, where further suspected cannabis was recovered.

Three women, aged 19, 19 and 20 years old, were arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class B drugs following the search, but have now been released under investigation pending further enquiries.

Anyone with information regarding drugs activity in their local area is asked to contact Cleveland Police on 101.

Independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.