Stop-and-search leads to discovery of heroin, crack and cash
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We have arrested a suspected drug dealer in Hednesford after finding heroin, crack cocaine and cash in a stop-and-search yesterday (5 December).
At about 3.15pm, proactive officers spotted a man on Railway View. The drugs and cash were found after searching him, as well as a mobile phone.
We then searched an address and found more heroin, scales, a knife and drug paraphernalia.
A 48-year-old man, from Great Wryley, has been arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class A drugs and possessing criminal property. He is being questioned about the findings in custody today (6 December).
Our fight against serious organised crime is continuing since we launched a crackdown earlier this year, called Operation Target.
We have been disrupting and pursuing criminals who plan, organise and commit serious criminal offences across the county, including drug supply, illegal firearms, knife crime, human trafficking and sexual exploitation.