Posted: Mon 10th Aug 2020

Police recover makeshift weapon following Connah’s Quay drugs raid

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Monday, Aug 10th, 2020

North Wales Police have shared a photograph on social media of makeshift weapon officers seized during a drugs raid in Connah’s Quay.
 
The photo shows a large bladed kitchen knife which has been strapped to wooden pole.
 
The post, on the forces North Flintshire Facebook page says: “We executed a county lines warrant in the Quay and recovered this makeshift weapon from an address.
 
It’s not just class A drugs the cross our borders.  We’re committed to tackling all the associated violence.”
 
Officers from the Cheshire and North Wales Alliance Armed Policing Unit have praised colleagues after a person carrying a 24-inch long machete was arrested on Saturday.

According to a brief update on social media by the armed police team, a police dog unit, roads policing and local officers were also involved in the arrest.

It’s understood a person was detained in the Deeside area.

Any any information about drugs or weapons can be passed to 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.

 
 
 

Spotted something? Got a story? Send a Facebook Message | A direct message on Twitter | Email: [email protected]
Latest News

  • North Wales Police issuing forensic spray to protect domestic abuse victims
  • College strengthens support for festival of diversity, equality and LGBTQ+ community
  • NSPCC sees rise in referrals of children left home alone in Wales

  • More...

    North Wales Police issuing forensic spray to protect domestic abuse victims

    News

    College strengthens support for festival of diversity, equality and LGBTQ+ community

    News

    NSPCC sees rise in referrals of children left home alone in Wales

    News

    New first minister: Welsh Labour publishes timetable for Vaughan Gething replacement

    News

    Meet the Deeside fighter who went from shy, overweight kid to pro heavyweight

    News

    Connah’s Quay’s Royal composer Paul Mealor joins elite club after receiving rare award from King

    News

    Queensferry Sports transformed by regeneration grant

    News

    Failing to make changes to black bin collections – not an option, says Flintshire Council

    News

    Flintshire sports clubs get set for summer with funding from Police and Crime Commissioner

    News