Machete and cocaine recovered in Edwinstowe drugs raid

Drugs and weapons were found during an early morning drugs raid, police have said.

Tuesday, 10th May 2022, 7:13 am

Officers, acting on intelligence, raided a property on Fourth Avenue, Edwinstowe.

Inside, they found ‘a large amount of what is believed to be cocaine’, alongside mobile phones and digital scales.

Weapons including a machete and a knuckle-duster were also recovered in the raid on Thursday, May 5, at about 7am.

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Fourth Avenue, Edwinstowe.

Two men, aged 35 and 26, were arrested on suspicion of possessing class A drugs with intent to supply and possession of offensive weapon.

Both have been released under investigation.

Sergeant Mike Taylor, of Nottinghamshire Police’s Newark Operation Reacher team, said: “We regularly carry out intelligence-led raids to disrupt the trade in illegal drugs.

“On this occasion, we found a very significant quantity of what we believe to be cocaine and arrested two suspects. Our investigation is ongoing.”

Anyone with additional information is asked to call 101 quoting incident 76 of May 5, 2022.

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