Drugs and 'nuisance' off-road scrambler bike seized by police in Preston

Controlled drugs and an off-road scrambler bike linked to anti-social behaviour in the area were seized by police executing a warrant in Preston.

Friday, 3rd July 2020, 7:14 am

Police executed a drugs raid at an address in the Plungington area of Preston this morning (June 26), assisted by PD Daisy from the Lancashire Police Dog Unit.

A small amount of controlled drugs were seized, as well as an off-road scrambler bike which had been identified by residents as causing anti-social behaviour in the area.

A spokesman for Lancashire Police said: "This morning, officers from Preston Neighbourhood Task Force, assisted by PD Daisy from Lancashire Police Dog Unit executed a warrant in the Plungington area of Preston, under Section 23 of the Misuse of Drugs Act.

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"Lancashire Constabulary and your Neighbourhood Policing Team will continue to act on intelligence provided to disrupt criminality in Preston.

"This search was as a direct result of information given by the community, so thank you."

If you have any information you think police should be made aware of, call 101 or report it through the Lancashire Constabulary website by clicking HERE.

Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously by clicking HERE.

Police executed a drugs warrant at an address in thePlungington area of Preston. (Credit: Lancashire Police)
A small amount of controlled drugs andan off-road scrambler bike were seized. (Credit: Lancashire Police)
PD Daisy from the Lancashire Police Dog Unit helped in the drugs raid. (Credit: Lancashire Police)