Man found hiding in wardrobe as police seize Class A drugs from property

Two people arrested for drugs offences in Newmarket. (Stock image) Picture: ARCHANT

Two people arrested for drugs offences in Newmarket. (Stock image) Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

Two people have been arrested in connection with drug offences in Newmarket, where a 19-year-old man was found hiding in a wardrobe.

On Friday, July 10, officers from the Scorpion Drugs Team who were out on pro-active patrol, had cause to stop and search a woman in her 30s in Rayes Lane.

Following the search the female was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of Class A drugs. The woman was then brought to Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre for questioning.

Officers carrying out a welfare check in connection with the arrest also located a 19-year-old man from London at a nearby property, hiding inside a wardrobe.

He was searched by police and a large amount of cash and what is believed to be heroin, crack cocaine, and cannabis were recovered.


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He was arrested on suspicion of money laundering, possession with intent to supply Class A drugs, possession of Class B drugs and taken to Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre to be questioned.

Both people have now been released under investigation whilst enquiries continue.

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