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Local intelligence leads to arrest for drug offences

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A man has been arrested in connection with drug offences in Long Melford after police followed up on local intelligence.

The arrest took place yesterday, Tuesday 25th August, in Bull lane where officers carried out a search of a vehicle. A large amount of cash and suspected class A drugs were found.

A 27 year old man from Long Melford was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class A drugs and on suspicion of money laundering.

He was taken to Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre for questioning and subsequently released under investigation pending further enquiries.

Inspector Kevin Horton said: “The supply and dealing of illegal drugs will not be tolerated and residents can be reassured that any information passed to police will be acted on.”

Anyone concerned about drug related activity in their neighbourhood should contact police on 101, or you can provide any information anonymously by calling the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 or via their anonymous online form at


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