12th Dec, 2018

Four arrested and class A and B drugs seized in Northfield drugs raids

CLASS A and B drugs were seized following early morning raids in Northfield yesterday morning.

Four arrests were made during the swoops in Greaves Square, Monks Way and Long Nuke Road during the pre-planned operation.

A home-made ‘slam gun’ was found in a car at one of the addresses.

A man aged 21 was arrested possession of class A drugs, assault and criminal damage.

A 33-year-old man was held on suspicion of assault of possession of class B drugs with intent to supply.

A 56-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possession of class B drugs with intent to supply.

And a 24-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of criminal damage and assault. They were all taken into custody to be questioned.

Insp Lisa Edwards from Birmingham Police, said: “This action forms part of an on-going crackdown on suspected organised crime and drugs in Birmingham.

“This was a pre-planned operation and we anticipate there will be more in the future.

“Drugs are harmful to our communities and a gun in the wrong hands can have potentially very serious consequences.”

Anyone with any information in drug, gun-related crime or anti-social behaviour should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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