Drugs seized in Morecambe raids

THIRTY six bags of heroin and over 40 cannabis plants have been seized during drug raids in Morecambe.

Police swooped on properties in Morecambe, Heysham and Bolton-le-Sands last week in a crack down on drug dealing activity.

Warrants were executed at properties in Sefton Road, Heysham, where 36 bags of heroin worth £360 were seized; in Monkwell Avenue, Bolton-le-Sands, where 40 cannabis plants were seized and in Meldon Road, Heysham, where six cannabis plants were seized.

Warrants were also executed at Yorkshire Street, Aldingham Walk or Delamere Avenue.

A 25-year-old male was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply heroin, a 38-year-old female was arrested on suspicion of possessing amphetamine and a 25-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply cannabis.

Sgt Adie Knowles, of the West End and Heysham neighbourhood police team, said: “Drugs have a negative impact on our communities and where we have information that drug dealing is taking place we will take action.

“It is important that residents come to us with any concerns that they may have about drugs in their area so they we can work together to tackle the problem.”

Anyone with information about drug dealing should contact police on 08451 25 35 45 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.