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Nottinghamshire raids recover drugs, cash and weapons

Drugs, cash and an array of illegal weapons were seized during a series of coordinated police raids.

Officers carried out warrants at three address in Sutton-in-Ashfield shortly after 7am yesterday (Wednesday) – in Langton Court, Wardandene Road, and Hardwick Lane.

Suspected Class A drugs were recovered at one address, along with a set of weighing scales and a mobile phone.

Four men, aged 52, 39, 38 and 18, were arrested on suspicion of possessing Class A drugs with intent to supply.

Two women, aged 61 and 51, were arrested on suspicion of the same offence.

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Three of the suspects were also held on suspicion of possessing an offensive weapon in a private place.

PC James Brown, of the Ashfield Operation Reacher team, said: “This coordinated series of intelligence-led raids should send a very clear warning to anyone involved in selling illegal drugs.

“These substances are a blight on our communities and bring with them only misery and crime.

“We will continue to listen to local residents as we maintain the pressure on local suspects – building our intelligence and putting in doors where we need to.

“So, if you are involved in the trade in illegal drugs there’s every chance we’ll be paying you a visit next.”

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