Man arrested after suspected Class A drugs and weapons seized during police raid in Nelson

A 40-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of drug supply after a quantity of suspected Class A drugs and weapons were seized during a morning raid.

Monday, 15th March 2021, 5:10 pm

Officers from the Pendle taskforce along with local PCSOs executed a search warrant at an address on Regent Place, Nelson.

A spokesman for Nelson, Brierfield and Barrowford Police said: "A quantity of suspected Class A drugs and weapons have been seized by the police, along with other items linked to the supply of drugs. A 40-year-male has been arrested on suspicion of drug supply.

"The supply of drugs has a detrimental affect on our communities and is often the common cause for violence and disorders.

The police raid took place this morning
The police raid took place this morning

"As a Neighbourhood taskforce our main priority is to disrupt crime and by targeting drug supply will no doubt make our streets a safer place to be and live. We will continue to work with the public to address issues raised.

If you have any information in regards to the supply of drugs please do contact your local neighbourhood team, contact 101 or alternatively you can call the independent charity, crime stoppers on 0800 555 111."