Arrests made after Brighton drugs raid

Sussex Police seized '˜a large quantity of cannabis' and made two arrests in Brighton earlier this month.

Thursday, 23rd August 2018, 5:13 pm
Updated Monday, 3rd September 2018, 12:15 pm
Cannabis was seized from the Brighton property (Photograph: Sussex Police)

Police said the raid on a property in Viaduct Road on August 10 saw two men, aged 48 and 31, arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class B drugs.

Officers found 1.6 kilograms of cannabis, along with cash, mobile phones and other drugs paraphernalia.

The pair have been released under investigation.

Chief Inspector Rachel Swinney said: “Our prevention officers, who play a crucial role in helping tackle local issues, have been targeting suspected drug dealers in the city. We are also working to identify drug users to direct them to agencies who can support them.

“If anyone suspects drug dealing is going on or has any information about it please contact us.”

You can report suspicious behaviour or drug dealing online or ring 101.