Drugs and tobacco seized in police crackdown on crime in Doncaster

Drugs and tobacco were seized by the police in a day of action in Doncaster.

By Claire Lewis
Monday, 17 June, 2019, 11:55

Known as Operation Duxford, the crime blitz involved officers raiding homes for drugs and carrying out checks on shops which sell knives.

South Yorkshire Police’s off-road motorbike team also carried out patrols across the town looking for nuisance bikers.

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Police and Trading Standards officials seized a quantity of ‘illegal tobacco’ from a shop on Copley Road, Doncaster and after raiding a home on Parkinson Street, Wheatley, the occupant of the property has been reported on summons for possession of drugs.

A police sniffer dog in action in Doncaster