Police raid in Shotton nets drugs, weapons and large amount of cash
A man was arrested for a number of alleged offences as police continue to disrupt the supply of drugs in Shotton.
Officers found Class A and B drugs, a large amount of cash, weapons and other related “paraphernalia” following a raid in Shotton on Wednesday.
Officers from North Flintshire Neighbourhood Police Team and the forces’ Intercept Team executed a warrant at an address in Green Lane.
A police spokesperson said: “Yesterday afternoon after proactive patrols in the area, North Flintshire NPT assisted by NWP Intercept Team executed a drugs warrant on Green Lane Shotton.”
“One local male was arrested for possession with intent to supply Class A and B drugs.”
“From the warrant, numerous items were seized including Class A & B Drugs, a large amount of cash, weapons and other related Paraphernalia.”
He has since been released under investigation pending further enquiries.
During the warrant, a 16-year-old boy was also arrested for acting in a disorderly manner.
Sergeant Matt Subacchi said: “This is an example of the proactive work that is being carried out by the Neighbourhood Policing Team, supported by officers from other units within the force, to tackle drug supply in North Flintshire.
“We are aware of various drug supply in the area and we will take action against anyone who decides to supply illegal substances and are involved in such activity.
“We have further warrants planned that will be executed at properties where we believe drug supply to be occurring.”
If you have concerns about drug dealing in your area, contact police via 101, or the live webchat at https://www.northwales.police.uk/police-forces/north-wales-police/areas/live-chat/
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