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Man arrested following drugs warrant in Fleet

Press release   •   Oct 04, 2018 16:43 BST

A man has been arrested on suspicion of drugs offences after officers from Fleet’s Neighbourhood Policing Team carried out a warrant.

Officers executed the warrant at an address in Albany Close, Fleet, this morning (Thursday 4 October).

Suspected Class A and Class B drugs were found inside, as well as cash.

A 29-year-old man from Fleet has been arrested on suspicion of possession of a controlled drug of Class A, possession with intent to supply a controlled drug of Class B and acquire/use/possess criminal property.

He is currently in police custody.

The warrant was carried out as part of Fortress, Hampshire Constabulary’s campaign to reduce the harm of drug-related violence.

Inspector Olga Venner said: “We are committed to disrupting the supply of illegal drugs in Fleet.

“We can only do this with the help of the community.

“Any information you provide helps us build up a picture of what is really going on, which means we can take action.

“If you have information about drug-related activity where you live, then please call us on 101.

“Information can also be provided anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”