Taser and drugs seized in Stevenage during early morning raid

PUBLISHED: 13:39 07 March 2019

A man has been arrested after a raid in Stevenage yesterday. Picture: Archant

A man has been arrested after a raid in Stevenage yesterday. Picture: Archant

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Police seized a taser and drugs during a raid at a house in Stevenage yesterday morning.

At around 7.30am, officers from the Stevenage Operation Scorpion and Safer Neighbourhood Teams executed the warrant in Archer Road.

They forced entry to the address and carried out a search, seizing a large quantity of suspected Class A and B drugs, as well as a taser.

A 23-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class A and B drugs and possession of a firearm. He remains in police custody.

The warrant was granted after a number of complaints from residents.

Detective Sergeant Fay Tooley said: “The warrant was part of our continued commitment to tackle those involved in the supply of drugs.

“We recognise the impact this activity has on the local community and will utilise a full range of policing tactics to target those we believe to be involved in criminal activity.

“We will continue to work with partners and the local community to gather intelligence and provide reassurance.”

If you have information relating to drug activity, call the non-emergency number 101, or report online at herts.police.uk/report.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, or report online at crimestoppers-uk.org.

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