Suspected drug dealers arrested after cocaine and heroin found
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Two suspected drug dealers have been arrested after we found cocaine, heroin and more than £600 in cash in Tamworth.
At 12.35pm yesterday (31 July), proactive officers stopped a grey Audi on Ribblesdale, Stoneydelph.
We searched the driver and found a phone, £640 and a wrap of heroin. We then searched the passenger and found scales and a phone.
A 33-year-old man, from Tamworth, was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply heroin, cocaine and being concerned in the supply of a class A drug.
A 31-year-old woman, from Tamworth, was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply heroin and cocaine, being concerned in the supply of a class A drug and drug driving.
Whilst in custody, a further amount of class A drugs was found on the woman.
Both remain in custody while enquiries continue.
The activity follows our ongoing commitment to tackling serious organised crime and drug distribution across Staffordshire – called Operation Target.
We have been disrupting and pursuing criminals who plan, organise and commit serious criminal offences across the county, including drug supply and county lines, illegal firearms, knife crime, human trafficking and sexual exploitation.