Police on a high after drugs seizure

cannabis leaf

Chief Inspector Simon Tribe of Eastleigh Police has paid tribute to his Officers, following some good Police work which led to the seizure of an estimated £6,000 worth of herbal cannabis and about £1,000 in cash.

Just before 6pm on Thursday July 18, Officers spotted a suspected drugs dealer at in a car park in Fair Oak Road, Bishopstoke.  When the Officers checked his car, they found a bag of good quality cannabis in the footwell.

A subsequent search of the man’s house revealed another 22 bags of cannabis.  All the bags are the size of large crisp packets.

A 25-year-old Eastleigh man was arrested on suspicion of possession of a Class B drug with intent to supply.  He remains in custody.

Eastleigh’s Chief Inspector, Simon Tribe said;

“This seizure came about as a result of good Police work involving Police officers and PCSOs from different teams.”

“I feel that this will have a real impact on the availability of drugs in the area. We want to send a clear message to those involved in the supply of drugs that we will be targeting them, and our officers will be working hard with our partner agencies to remove this threat from our communities.”

“I would also say that we really value help from the public and would appeal for information which may assist us. Please contact the Police via 101 or use the anonymous Crimestoppers line, 0800 555 111, if you feel that you have information which may help.”

Ray Turner

Formerly a Civil-Servant and IT Specialist at ONS, Ray is now semi-retired and spare-time self-employed. He contributes to Eastleigh News on a voluntary basis and is also an administrator for the site.