Three people arrested as cocaine, £5,000 and pepper spray found in Kirby drug raid

Drugs, cash and a tin of pepper spray were recovered as three people were arrested during an early morning police raid at Kirkby.

Friday, 7th May 2021, 10:10 am
Updated Friday, 7th May 2021, 10:19 am

Officers forced their way into an address in Skegby Road, Kirkby, at around 9am on Wednesday.

Inside they found around £5,000 in cash, cocaine, cannabis and a tin of pepper spray – classed as an illegal weapon.

Mobile phones and other intelligence were also recovered.

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Police

Two men, aged 51 and 19, were arrested on suspicion of possessing a class A drug with intent to supply, conspiracy to supply a class B drug, and possessing a weapon for the discharge of noxious liquid.

A 54-year-old woman was also arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to supply a class A drug, conspiracy to supply a class b drug, and possession of a weapon.

They have all been released under investigation.

Sergeant Kate Long, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “We’re continuing the fight against illegal drugs and responding to community intelligence all the time. Drugs and related crime are a blight on our community and we will continue to take decisive action to disrupt local supply routes.

“With more resources than at any time in recent memory we now have more and more time to dedicate to these kind of proactive operations, so if you are concerned drug dealing near where you live then please contact us on 101, through social media, or by Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

Anyone with information on Wednesday’s raid is asked to call 101 quoting incident 369 of 5 May.