Six arrests after police raid Fenland homes in drugs crackdown

SIX people were arrested after police swooped on a series of Fenland homes in a drugs crackdown yesterday.

Officers raided eight homes in March and Wisbech in a day of action to target drug use in the towns.

Arrests were made in Bath Road, Wickfield Court, Baxter Close and Wickford Close - all in Wisbech. Hydroponics equipment was seized along with cannabis and amphetamines.

Two men, both aged 22, were charged with possessing cannabis, and a 21-year-old woman was also cautioned for possession of the Class B drug. A further two people were fined for possessing cannabis.

Two women and a man - also arrested yesterday - were released without any further action.


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PCSOs delivered leaflets to residents to encourage them to come forward with more information about drug use in the area.

Chief Inspector Mike Winters said: “We are committed to disrupting drug use and will continue to target those suspected of being involved in the use or supply of drugs.

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“Anyone considering getting involved with this type of crime should be warned they face having a team of police officers coming through their front door.”

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