Two men arrested after ‘a large number’ of drugs found in vehicle in Hartlepool

Two men were arrested and a vehicle was seized after police found “a large number of drugs” when they stopped a car in Hartlepool.

Friday, 26th March 2021, 2:06 pm
Drugs and vehicle were seized in Hartlepool. Photo: Hartlepool Neighbourhood Police Team
Drugs and vehicle were seized in Hartlepool. Photo: Hartlepool Neighbourhood Police Team

On Thursday, March 25, officers from the Hartlepool Neighbourhood Police Team stopped a vehicle in the town’s Wynyard Road.

Police have said that “a large number” of Class B and Class C drugs was uncovered in the vehicle, which was seized on suspicion of being used in crime.

Two men aged 59 and 27 were also arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class B and class C drugs, driving while disqualified and without insurance.

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Police found 'a large number' of Class B and Class C drugs when they stopped a vehicle in Hartlepool on Thursday./Photo: Hartlepool Neighbourhood Police Team

Both males are currently assisting police with their inquiries, Hartlepool Neighbourhood Police Team said in a statement on Friday.

Anyone with information about this or any other incident is asked to get in touch with the force by telephoning 101 or alternatively by ringing the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555111.

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The drugs were found in a vehicle on Thursday, March 25./Photo: Hartlepool Neighbourhood Police Team
The vehicle was seized as well./Photo: Hartlepool Neighbourhood Police Team