Arrests made and cash, drugs and batons seized in Shirebrook house raids

Six people were arrested on suspicion of drugs offences after police swooped on homes across Shirebrook.

By Sophie Wills
Tuesday, 7th July 2020, 9:31 pm
Updated Tuesday, 7th July 2020, 9:33 pm

Shirebrook Safer Neighbourhood Team launched an operation alongside officers from the Tactical Crime Unit and Organised Criminal Gang Team to tackle the supply of illegal substances in the town.

Officers executed four warrants at houses across Shirebrook, arresting four men and two women on suspicion of conspiracy to supply class A drugs.

Cash and suspected drugs were also recovered during the warrants, along with two batons.

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Warrants were executed across the town.

The men, aged 28, 31, 37 and 44, and the women, aged 21 and 30, remain in custody and are being questioned.

Sgt March Church, of Shirebrook Safer Neighbourhood Team, said: “These warrants are part of an operation we have been planning for several months.

“Drug dealing will not be tolerated in our town. It impacts on communities and it can have a devastating impact on those addicted to illegal substances.”

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