Five more drug arrests in Scarborough

Five people have been arrested in Scarborough on suspicion of supplying Class A drugs.

By Corinne Macdonald
Wednesday, 20th May 2020, 11:09 am
Updated Wednesday, 20th May 2020, 3:34 pm

Just before 9pm on Monday May 18 2020, police officers on Seamer Road became aware of a disturbance outside a property nearby.

They attended and spoke to a group of people. Two were detained for a search under the Misuse of Drugs Act, and subsequently arrested.

A 35-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of Class A drugs, and possession with intent to supply Class A drugs and a 45-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of Class A drugs and possession of cannabis.

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Officers then attended a property in the Castle Road area of Scarborough a short time later.

There, they forced entry to a flat, and arrested two men – a 29-year-old man on suspicion of affray and possession with intent to supply Class A drugs, and a 21-year-old man on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of Class A drugs and possession with intent to supply Class A drugs.

A large amount of suspected crack cocaine and heroin was found in the property and seized.

On the afternoon of Tuesday May 19, a fifth person, a 37-year-old man, was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of Class A drugs, in connection with the same incident.

All five detainees have been released on bail while enquiries continue.

The arrests came after three men were arrested in Scarborough on Sunday for suspected drug offences and another on Monday bringing the total number of drug-related arrests to nine over the past four days.

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