Posted: Fri 6th Nov 2020

Investigation ‘ongoing’ after police seize cash, machete and mini ‘prison’ phone in Connah’s Quay

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Friday, Nov 6th, 2020

Police have said investigations are ‘ongoing’ following a county lines related drugs raid in Connah’s Quay today. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Officers arrested one person from the Merseyside area after executing a warrant on Friday morning. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

They recovered a ‘significant’ amount of cash, machete and a tiny phone, the type of which is often smuggled into prison. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Posting an update to Connah’s Quay residents on the North Flintshire Police team Facebook page, a spokesperson said: ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“A county lines related Drugs Warrant was executed in your area this morning to continue disruption in relation to county lines activity in Flintshire North. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

1 Merseyside nominal has been arrested and is off to Court. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Amongst various items seized, officers located a significant amount of cash, a Machete and a miniature prison phone. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The Investigation is ongoing.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Information from members of the community remains the most effective form of intelligence which police can then act upon. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

If you have concerns about drug dealing in your area information can be passed to North Wales Police direct via the web live chat http://www.north-wales.police.uk/contact/chat-support.aspx or by phoning 101 ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

If you would rather remain anonymous, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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