Littleport woman, 26, arrested on suspicion of possession of Class A drugs with intent to supply

Officers attended an address on Upton Place, Littleport on Thursday 28th July 2016 to execute a sear

Officers attended an address on Upton Place, Littleport on Thursday 28th July 2016 to execute a search warrant under s.23 Misuse of Drugs Act. - Credit: Archant

A 26-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of possession of Class A drugs with intent to supply after police and a specially trained dog searched her house in Upton Place, Littleport.

Officers attended an address on Upton Place, Littleport on Thursday 28th July 2016 to execute a sear

Officers attended an address on Upton Place, Littleport on Thursday 28th July 2016 to execute a search warrant under s.23 Misuse of Drugs Act. - Credit: Archant

The search, which was lead by PC Andy Free from Ely police station, resulted in the recovery of a substantial quantity of white powder, unpackaged pills, tablets and other substances.

The house was searched by officers from the constabulary search team, with the support of a specially trained dog from the Beds, Cambs & Herts collaborated dog unit.

Sgt Phil Priestley said of the incident: “Our focus on the address was related to an increase in antisocial behaviour and the negative effect on the quality of life that was caused to vulnerable people in the immediate area.

“We are particularly determined to attack criminality that harms the most vulnerable people in our communities, and it is important to reassure the public that where we identify that this is happening, we will will respond robustly.”

Anyone with information should call police on 101 or CrimeStoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.