Police blitz yields great results

POLICE officers in central division have executed over 140 warrants and made more than 60 arrests in a year long blitz against crime in the area. The action follows the force-wide campaign launched a year ago, which has seen warrants executed across Hunti

POLICE officers in central division have executed over 140 warrants and made more than 60 arrests in a year long blitz against crime in the area.

The action follows the force-wide campaign launched a year ago, which has seen warrants executed across Huntingdonshire and Fenland.

During the year officers have seized a substantial quantity of drugs, including 467 cannabis plants, as well as stolen goods and firearms.

Detective Inspector Ian Simmons said: "We have had some great results from warrants which has resulted in large amounts of drugs, which would have ended up on the streets, being seized.


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"This blitz has resulted in 62 people being arrested for various offences from the supply of class A drugs, to deception."

Detective Inspector Simmons added: "Without good information we would not be able to carry out these warrants.

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"It is therefore vital that the public continue to call in with any information they may have in relation to criminal activity in their neighbourhood.

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