Preston drugs raids begin with three people arrested

Posted on - 27th March, 2017 - 6:16pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Fishwick, Preston City Centre, Preston News
Bag containing cannabis Pic: Cannabis Culture
Bag containing cannabis Pic: Cannabis Culture

Police in Preston have begun drugs raids across the city.


Branded Operation Nexus the first warrant executed was Duke Street in Frenchwood.

Officers found a quantity of cannabis, a bag of white powder (thought to be cocaine) and a quantity of brown powder (thought to be heroin).

A second property was also searched at Elizabeth Street in Preston city centre, where two men were arrested after cannabis was discovered.

A 32-year-old man and a 49-year-old man were both arrested at the property on suspicion of possessing a Class B drug.

A 21-year-old man from Manchester was arrested in Walton View, Fishwick, on suspicion of breaching his court order and transferred to Liverpool County Court.

Police have launched the week-long crackdown in response to a number of serious incidents in recent months.

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