Rotherham man arrested after 'intelligence-led' drugs raid

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A Rotherham man has been arrested after £3,000 worth of suspected cocaine was discovered during an intelligence-led drugs raid.

Officers recovered 60 ‘wraps’ from an address on Raven Drive in Thorpe Hesley on Friday (August 21) after receiving a tip-off about drug-dealing in the area.

A 28-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of possession with intent to supply.

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Detective Inspector Scott Szymczak said: “My team constantly look for opportunities to disrupt organised crime across Rotherham, particularly around the distribution of drugs which often has links to violent crime.

Raven Drive, Thorpe Hesley (photo: Google).Raven Drive, Thorpe Hesley (photo: Google).
Raven Drive, Thorpe Hesley (photo: Google).

“Residents across the town continuously tell us that they want to see us taking action to tackle drugs, and I would like to assure people that we do act on any information passed to us.

"On this occasion, a quantity of suspected class A with an estimated street value of £3,000 has been taken off our streets which is an excellent result.”

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