Machetes and imitation firearm seized during drugs raids in Alcester and Bidford - The Stratford Observer

Machetes and imitation firearm seized during drugs raids in Alcester and Bidford

Stratford Editorial 10th Aug, 2022   0

WEAPONS including machetes and an imitation firearm were recovered during drugs raids in Alcester and Bidford.

Officers from Warwickshire Police Proactive CID conducted the raids at five properties in the towns on Friday morning (5 August). The raids were part of an investigation into the supply of class A drugs in Warwickshire.

Officers also recovered cash, cannabis and mobile phones.

A 19-year-old man from Alcester was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of drugs.




Det Sgt Sarah Wolsey said: “This operation is part of our ongoing commitment to disrupt drug activity and supply in Warwickshire.

“Information from the public about drug crime is vital to our ongoing efforts and I urge anyone with information or concerns about drugs to contact police on 101 or alternatively, the independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.”


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