Cocaine worth hundreds seized by police after raid in Fordham

PUBLISHED: 09:45 14 March 2018 | UPDATED: 09:45 14 March 2018

The cocaine that was seized by police during a raid in Rule Gardens, Fordham, on March 9.

The cocaine that was seized by police during a raid in Rule Gardens, Fordham, on March 9.


Cocaine thought to be worth £400 was seized by police after a raid in Fordham.

Officers from the Crime Action Team successfully executed a search warrant in Rule Gardens under the Misuse of Drugs Act on Friday March 9.

The team entered and searched the address seizing a quantity of cocaine thought to be valued at approximately £400 and a further quantity of cannabis.

Three adults have since been interviewed on suspicion of possessing the drugs with intent to supply.

The Crime Action Team, lead by detective sergeant Juliet Heald worked with local problem solving officers to respond to local concerns.

PC Matt Smith said the residents at the address were expected to have been evicted yesterday, Sunday March 11.

“If you have any information to offer police with regard to supply of controlled drugs you can contact Ely police station by calling 101.

“You can pass information on this or any crime anonymously by calling CrimeStoppers on 0800 555 111.”


Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Ely Standard visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Ely Standard staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Ely Standard account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

More news stories

25 minutes ago

Council health inspectors gave Michael and Gina Missing a four star rating on Monday – one short of the highest – just 10 days after a court fined them £5,000 for having putrefied and mouldy food in their pub.

Yesterday, 17:52

A woman has died following a collision on the A142 Ely Road, at Stuntney yesterday Monday).

20 minutes ago

Notice is hereby given that Millennium Pizza Ltd of c/o Certax 8 Clock House Parade North Circular Road London N13 6BG has on 15 November 2018 applied to East Cambridgeshire District Council for the grant of a premises licence for Millennium Pizza 16 Chequer Lane Ely CB7 4LN.

36 minutes ago

Dame Darcey Bussell will give a talk at Ely Cathedral on Thursday November 27.

Most read stories

Digital Edition

Read the Ely Standard e-edition E-edition

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Ely Standard weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy