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Drugs and cash seized in Meadows raid

Drugs, cash and drugs paraphernalia were some of the items recovered by officers when they searched a house.

Following intelligence around drugs activity, the city south Operation Reacher team descended on a property in Lammas Gardens, the Meadows.

Once inside the house, officers recovered a quantity of suspected cannabis and cocaine as well as approximately £1,000 in cash.

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They also seized a number of mobile phones during the warrant on Tuesday (11 January 2022)

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A 26-year-old man attended a voluntary interview and enquiries remain ongoing.

Sergeant Tim Register, who leads the city south Operation Reacher team, said: “This is a really positive find by our team. Acting on intelligence, they have been able to take a quantity of class A and B drugs, as well as illicit cash, off Nottinghamshire’s streets.

“Drugs activity, whilst illegal in its own right, can also very often indicate wider serious organised criminality. We are committed and it is our duty to uncover and intercept this type of crime, and it is why we take such robust action when we receive any information.

“We have interviewed a man in connection with this discovery and our enquiries are ongoing.

“We would continue to urge anyone with information or concerns about criminal activity in their area to get in touch on 101. Local officers and dedicated teams, such as the Operation Reacher team, are there to look at this information, act on what the community is telling them and tackle the issues that matter most to them.”

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