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Arrests in relation to drug supply into Newark and drugs raid carried out in Edwinstowe as part of Operation Reacher crackdown



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Several arrests have been made in relation to the supply of drugs into Newark.

Three males were detained after a vehicle was stopped as part of Operation Reacher's crackdown on road crimes.

Newark and Sherwood Operation Reacher traffic operation pictures. (51329132)
Newark and Sherwood Operation Reacher traffic operation pictures. (51329132)

Untaxed and uninsured vehicles have also been removed from the streets and numerous tickets issued by officers.

On Thursday, a drugs warrant was conducted and a large quantity of drugs were seized, as well as paraphernalia.

Two men, 35 and 26, were arrested during the raid in Edwinstowe where a large quantity of drugs were seized and associated paraphernalia.

As part of this operation, the Op Reacher team also seized £250,000-worth of illicit tobacco from a man in a van travelling on the A1.

The illegal tobacco discovered in the back of a van on the A1. (56496014)
The illegal tobacco discovered in the back of a van on the A1. (56496014)

He failed a roadside drugs wipe and was then arrested.

Police have been working alongside HMRC and inquiries are ongoing.



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