Two arrested on suspicion of drug dealing after tip-off prompts police raid in Stevenage

Burglars ransacked a sleeping Letchworth womans house before demanding passports and gold and polic

Burglars ransacked a sleeping Letchworth womans house before demanding passports and gold and police have today appealed for witnesses. - Credit: Archant

Two people have been arrested on suspicion of drug dealing after a police raid in Stevenage today which was prompted by a tip-off.

Drugs seized at an address in Spring Drive, Stevenage. Picture: Herts police

Drugs seized at an address in Spring Drive, Stevenage. Picture: Herts police - Credit: Archant

A man and a woman, both 26, were arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class A and B drugs, after an address in Spring Drive was searched by officers.

Both are currently in police custody.

Chief Inspector Tannis Perks said: “I cannot thank the public enough for their support and the information they constantly provide which helps my officers to investigate drug crime in Stevenage.

“My teams are committed to tackling all drug related crime and we want to make Stevenage a hostile place for those who think it is OK to deal in drugs in this town.


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“We will continue to act on information we receive and I hope this sends a clear message to the community that we will not tolerate drug crime in Stevenage.”

If you have any information relating to drug activity in your area contact your local neighbourhood officer or call police on 101. Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via the anonymous online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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