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Suffolk: Drugs and stolen goods seized in police day of action leading to multiple arrests

12:40 16 January 2014

Suffolk Constabulary.

Suffolk Constabulary.

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A crackdown on burglaries and associated crimes in Suffolk yielded multiple arrests yesterday after around 40 officers executed warrants across the county.

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Operation Drawbridge saw officers and police dogs searching properties in Felixstowe, Ipswich, Lowestoft, Great Yarmouth, Brandon, Mildenhall and Newmarket, where drugs and stolen goods were discovered. More stolen goods were also found in second hand outlets.

Detective Chief Inspector Morgan who oversees operations for the County Policing Command said: “Operation Drawbridge continues to proactively target those individuals who are responsible for burglary and associated crime.

“Whilst the number of house burglaries committed in Suffolk continues to fall balanced against previous years we are determined to continue to use innovative tactics to prevent further offences taking place.

“Wednesday’s activities concentrated on prevention, reduction and enforcement which have yielded some positive results.

“Further Operation Drawbridge days of action will continue throughout 2014 so those individuals who engage in this type of criminality should continually look over their shoulder – you will be arrested – you will be charged and the likelihood is that you will go to prison.”

A small quantity of cannabis was discovered at a home in Trimley St Mary and a 28-year-old man will be interviewed in connection with the find.

Officers also arrested a 25-year-old man from Great Yarmouth on suspicion of burglary. He has since been bailed for this offence until Thursday February 27.

Joshua Jones, an 18-year-old from Kirkley Cliff Road, Lowestoft was arrested and charged with burglary and four counts of fraud. He is due to appear at Lowestoft Magistrates Court today.

A 38-year-old man from Ipswich was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class A drugs, allowing premises to be used for the supply of class A drugs, breach of bail. He has been released on bail and is due to return on Tuesday February 18.

Charlie Dudley, a 20-year-old man from Sibthorpe Road, London was arrested and charged with two counts of possession of class A drugs with intent to supply. He is due to appear at Ipswich Magistrates Court today.

Vanessa Edith, a 24-year-old woman from Chesterton Close, Ipswich was arrested and charged with two counts of permitting the use of a premises to supply class A drugs. She is due to appear at Ipswich Magistrates Court on Monday February 3.

A fixed penalty notice was also issued to a 45-year-old man from Ipswich for possession of cannabis.

A 22-year-old man from Haverhill was arrested on suspicion of burglary and has been released on bail until Tuesday February 25.

A 26-year-old man from Brandon was arrested on suspicion of cultivation of cannabis and released on bail until Monday March 24.

A 29-year-old man from Newmarket was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class A drugs and has been released on bail until Wednesday February 26.

Another 29-year-old man from Newmarket on suspicion of theft and remains in custody at the Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre.

A 67-year-old man from Brandon was cautioned for possession of heroin and methadone.

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