Early morning police raid in Cinderford nets cannabis haul
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Two men have been arrested in connection with drug offences after police raided a property in Cinderford on Tuesday (3 August).
Officers from the Forest Neighbourhood Policing Team, Specialist Ops, the Dog Section and Tutor Assessment Unit carried out a warrant at an address in St White’s Road at around 7.30am.
It followed intelligence reports and information that had been provided to the police.
Officers discovered a large quantity of cannabis bagged up inside metal shipping containers.
A 35-year-old man and 66-year-old man, both from Cinderford, were arrested on suspicion of supplying cannabis and have been released pending further investigation. Police inquiries are continuing.
Sergeant Alex Kear, of the Neighbourhood Police Team, said: “Thanks to the members of the community who provide information about such activity, along with our own intelligence, we have been able to put a stop to this Class B drug being sold on our streets.
“These drugs can be linked to many other crimes, from burglary to organised crime, and have a devastating impact on people’s lives.
“We will continue to target these operations in a bid to stop the individuals behind them and support our communities”
Anyone with additional information about this latest drugs incident can contact Gloucestershire Constabulary through the website (https://www.gloucestershire.police.uk/contact/af/contact-us/us/a-crime-that-has-already-been-reported/) quoting incident 58 of 3 August. You can also contact police on 101.
If you believe drug activity is taking place you can report this to the Force or through Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555 111.