Posted: Mon 8th Feb 2016

Drugs crackdown in Rhyl /
This article is old - Published: Monday, Feb 8th, 2016

A crackdown has today (Monday, February 8) started on illegal drugs and their supply in Rhyl with the execution of three warrants. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

In an operation involving members of the local Neighbourhood Policing Team and the Tasking Team the warrants were executed simultaneously at properties in the South West area of Rhyl. As a result of which three people are in custody. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Those arrested include: ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

A 25-year-old man, a 33-year-old man and a 48-year-old woman, who were all arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class B drug. All have now been taken to a local custody unit where they are awaiting questioning. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Substances believed to be Class B drugs were found at three properties and will now be subject of further examinations. A quantity of cash was also found at one address. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“The warrants were all executed under the Misuse of Drugs Act and residents can expect to see more of this type of action,” said PC Angela Seymour, who is based in Rhyl. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Sergeant Steve Prince added: “Members of the local community can help us in tackling illegal drugs. Information can be passed to us in many ways; by speaking to members of the local Neighbourhood Policing Team, phoning 101 or via the web live chat facility /contact/chat-support.aspx. Information given will be treated in complete confidence. If, for whatever reason, people would rather not give information directly to us then they can contact the Crimestoppers charity with information anonymously on 0800 555 111.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

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