St Leonards drug arrests after sharp eyed cops become suspicious

Sharp-eyed officers from Hastings police prevention team who stopped a suspect car on Sea Road, St Leonards, on Tuesday afternoon noticed an occupant hiding something inside the vehicle as they approached.

A check revealed it to be a quantity of what is suspected to be heroin and crack cocaine. The driver and passenger were arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of class A drugs.

The driver was also arrested on suspicion of having no licence, insurance or MoT certificate.

The incident led to a flat being forcibly entered and searched at Marina, St Leonards, where another two men were found with some 200 wraps of heroin and crack cocaine, drugs paraphernalia and a combat knife.

Both were arrested on suspicion of possessing Class A drugs with intent to supply.

A 48-year-old man from Bexhill-on-Sea and a 55-year-old man from St Leonards-on-Sea have been released under investigation, and an 18-year-old man from Hackney, London, and a 19-year-old man, from Southall, London, have both been bailed while enquiries continue.

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