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Four arrested in drugs raid after community raise concerns

Police have released details of a drugs warrant which was carried out in Melton Mowbray today (Thursday).


Members of the Tactical Support Team force entry. Photo: Leicestershire Police


Officers from Melton Police Station updated social media followers in the operation which resulted in four people being arrested.


Officers raided a property this morning following concerns raised by the community. Photo: Leicestershire Police


The warrant was carried out along with officers from the Force's Special Operations Team who forced entry into the property in Rutland Street following concerns of drug related activity in the area.


Some of the drug paraphernalia which was found in the property. Photo: Leicestershire Police


In an update officers said: "Earlier this afternoon, we carried out a drugs related warrant at a property in Rutland Street, Melton Mowbray. We executed the warrant in response to local community concerns around drug related activity happening in the area."


Four people inside the property are awaiting questioning after being arrested. Photo: Leicestershire Police


"With the support of our TST (Tactical Support Team) colleagues from headquarters, we gained entry to the property. Upon searching the property, a quantity of cash, drugs and drug related paraphernalia were found."


Melton Police have confirmed this evening that four people inside the property were arrested for being concerned in the supply of Class A drugs and are currently in custody awaiting questioning.


The updated continued: "If you have any drug related concerns in your area, please let us know by phoning 101 or reporting online via leics.police.uk/reportonline. Alternatively you can report anonymously via Crimestoppers via crimestoppers-uk.org or by phone on 0800 555 111."



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