Three arrested in early morning drugs raid
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A drugs warrant carried out in Monmouthshire this morning has led to three arrests.
Officers executed a warrant at an address in Longfellow Close, Caldicot, in the early hours of this morning.
Two men, aged 20 and 29 from Caldicot and a 24-year-old man from Magor, were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to supply class A controlled drug – cocaine.
The 24-year-old man from Magor was also arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to supply a class B drug – cannabis resin.
All three remain in police custody.
A quantity of drugs, believed to be class A and B, have been seized and will be sent away for forensic examination and identification.
Cash was also seized from the address.
Monmouthshire Inspector Nikki Hughes said: “Today’s warrant was carried out following community concerns about drug use. The supply of illegal drugs has a huge detrimental impact on our communities, and we will continue to take enforcement action against those involved in this type of criminality.
“The support of and help of the local community is vital to this work and I would encourage people to let us know about any suspicious or unusual activity in their area so that we can take action.
“If you have any information about the supply or use of drugs in your community, please call us on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. Alternatively, you can send a direct message with information via our Gwent Police Facebook or Twitter pages.”