Pair arrested on suspicion of drug dealing after police raids in Garstang

Two men have been arrested after police raided a home in Catterall near Garstang this morning (Friday, August 6).

By Matthew Calderbank
Friday, 6th August 2021, 12:14 pm

Five police cars swooped on the home to execute a drugs warrant with officers using the 'big red key' to smash their way inside.

Searching the home, officers found a stash of suspected class A and B drugs and two men were arrested.

The pair, aged 31 and 26, have been arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply and remain in custody at this time.

Officers used the 'big red key' to smash their way inside the home in Catterall this morning (Friday, August 6)

Police are understood to have been tipped off by members of the community who were concerned about possible drug activity at the address.

Following the raid, Sgt Guy Hamlett from the Wyre & Fylde Rural Task Force said: "Rural communities can be reassured that their concerns are being heard and we will take action to keep all of our residents safe."

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Police swooped on the home in Catterall this morning (Friday, August 6) to execute a drugs warrant after being tipped off about suspected drugs offences at the address
Police have recovered a stash of suspected Class A and B drugs after searching the home this morning (Friday, August 6)