Man arrested after drugs found during car search

A missing 57-year-old woman has been found by Suffolk police. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

A missing 57-year-old woman has been found by Suffolk police. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

A man has been arrested after class A drugs were found during a car search in Long Melford.

The arrest took place on Tuesday, August 25 in Bull Lane in the village after officers, following up on local intelligence, carried out a search of a vehicle.

In the vehicle they found a quantity of suspected drugs and an amount of cash.

A 27-year-old man from Long Melford was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class A drugs and money laundering.

He was taken to Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre for questioning and later released under investigation pending further inquiries.


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Inspector Kevin Horton of Suffolk police said: “The supply and dealing of illegal drugs will not be tolerated and residents can be reassured any information passed to police will be acted on.”

Anyone concerned about drug-related activity should contact police on 101, or you can provide any information anonymously by calling the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111, or via their anonymous online form at crimestoppers-uk.org.

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