Six arrested across the county on suspicion of drug offences

POLICE have made six arrests on suspicion of drug offences since Friday (Nov 10) as part of an on-going operation running across Staffordshire.

Yesterday (Nov 12) two men and a youth, from south Birmingham, were arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class A drugs, after a car was stopped in Shelton Road, Stoke-on-Trent.

A quantity of class A drugs, believed to be cocaine, were found in the engine bay of the car, which was stopped at 12.40pm. Two men, aged 20 and 43, and a 17-year-old youth were arrested and remain in custody.

On Saturday evening (Nov 11), a 22-year-old Birmingham man was arrested in Horninglow Road, Burton-on-Trent, for possession with intent to supply class A drugs. Wraps of heroin, cash and mobile phones were seized.

Earlier on Saturday, a 22-year-old Hanley man was arrested for possession with intent to supply class A drugs. The action was taken following a search made in St Ann Walk, Hanley.

Finally, on Friday (Nov 10), officers arrested a 24-year-old Birmingham man for possession with intent to supply class B drugs after his car was stopped in Lichfield. A large amount of cannabis and a knife were seized.

Anyone suspicious of activity relating to drugs in their community is asked to contact Staffordshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously,on 0800 555 111.