Two arrests as police execute drugs warrants on Canvey

Police have arrested two men in Canvey after executing a drugs warrant on the island.

Officers from the Castle Point and Rochford Community Policing Team and the South Disruptor Team, along with a police dog and handler seized drugs, phones and cash from flats on Seaview Road this morning, Wednesday August 4.

Two local men, both aged 46, remain in custody for questioning.

One has been arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of a controlled drug and possession of Class A and B drugs. The second man has been arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class A drugs.

A 41-year-old man was later arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of drugs in Leigh Beck Lane.

If you believe someone is involved in drugs, please report it online at https://www.essex.police.uk or use the ‘Live Chat’ button to speak to an online operator between 7am-11pm.

You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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Mick Ferris

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