Drugs arrest made in Swindon

A man has been arrested in relation to a drugs warrant carried out at premises on a trading estate in Swindon.

Yesterday (Thursday 18 May 2017) at 12.40pm officers from the Dedicated Crime Team stopped a vehicle on Drove Road where a man was arrested. Subsequently, the team executed the warrant at business premises on the ISIS industrial estate where drugs worth an estimated street value of more than £1,000 were discovered.

A 38-year-old man from West Swindon was arrested on suspicion of supplying Class-A drugs and has been released under investigation.

Det Con George Booth from the Dedicated Crime Team said: “This was a successful warrant by our officers which led to the arrest of this individual.
“I would like to encourage members of the community to report any suspicions relating to drug activity – all information we receive helps us build up a better picture of the scale of criminal activity taking place.”

Anyone with information should call police on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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