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Totton officers make three arrests

News   •   Dec 19, 2018 16:16 GMT

During two days of enforcement activity at a number of addresses across Totton, the local Neighbourhood Policing Team has arrested three men:

  • A 26-year-old man of no fixed abode was arrested in the High Street on 17 December on suspicion of possessing Class B drugs with intent to supply.
  • A 27-year-old man from Southampton was arrested on Junction Road on 18 December. He has been arrested in connection with two robberies (Co-op on Rumbridge Street, Totton on 16 December and the Spar store on Rumbridge Street, Totton on 24 November), and a burglary in Rushington Lane, Totton on 19 November.
  • A 34-year-old man from Totton was arrested in Junction Road on 18 December on suspicion of a burglary in Church Street, Fordingbridge on 18 August.

All three men have been released from custody while investigations continue.

As part of this operation, we seized small quantities of cannabis, a gas powered air pistol and a vehicle with no insurance.

Inspector Helen Andrews said:

“This operation was carried out under Fortress, Hampshire Constabulary’s campaign to reduce the harm of drug-related violence.

“We’re determined to identify and disrupt anyone who is concerned in the supply of illegal drugs and other crimes that impact the local community.

“If you have any information or concerns about drugs or other crimes, please call the local Neighbourhood Policing Team on 101.

“Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”