Drugs and cash seized in Dorchester raid

POLICE have seized suspected class A and class B drugs, as well as a large quantity of cash after executing a warrant at an address near Dorchester.
At around 9.50am on Friday, June 28 officers from the local neighbourhood policing team carried out a warrant under section eight of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act at an address in Mount Skippet Way area of Crossways.
A 56-year-old local man has been arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply a controlled drug of class A.
At the address, concerns were raised for the welfare of a dog that was inside. Officers took the dog to a vets, where it will be picked up by a rescue association and provided with veterinary treatment.
Neighbourhood Sergeant Anneka Stone, of Dorchester police, said: “We will relentlessly pursue anyone who is suspected of dealing drugs in our community.
“We know that drug-related activity can blight the lives of residents and visitors and we will continue to do all we can to identify those reportedly involved.
“Officers were also able to safeguard a dog and ensure it receives appropriate care.
“We value any information from members of the public as we look to build an intelligence picture of what is going on in the area.
“If you have any information regarding suspected drug-related activity, contact us at If a crime is in progress, always dial 999.”

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