Drugs ‘factories’ shut down in latest Project Adder action

The success of Project Adder means police in Hastings are continuing to disrupt the production and supply of drugs in the town a force spokesman said this week. Officers executed a warrant at an address in Harkness Drive on Wednesday, July 14th after receiving community intelligence that drug-related activity was taking place inside the property. […]

Police action aimed at blocking County Lines drug activity

In searches carried out at Hastings Station last week designed to counter County Lines drug operations police seized drugs and an offensive weapon. Working with British Transport Police (BTP), Border Force and UK Immigration Enforcement, Sussex Police carried out a two-day enforcement and safeguarding operation aimed at the train network connecting Hastings and Eastbourne to […]

Seven years for carpenter found guilty of supplying cocaine

A man concerned in the supply of cocaine has been jailed after being convicted based on evidence from his mobile phone. Officers stopped a vehicle being driven by Glen Hodgins of Ashdown Close, St Leonards on February 16th, 2018, on the A21 at Flimwell. He told officers he had been shopping at Bluewater and was […]

Drug dealer jailed for six years

Convicted drug dealer Allan Finn from Westfield has started a six-year sentence for his crimes following a two-day trial at Lewes Crown Court. Finn, 32, a window cleaner, had denied being concerned in the supply of crack cocaine and cannabis but on Wednesday June 12th he was found guilty. He was sentenced to six years […]

Police get tough in battle against ‘County Lines’ drug dealers

Viewers to BBC’s South East Today last night will have seen Police officers at work in Hastings making arrests as part of Sussex Police’s offensive against so-called ‘County Lines’ drug dealers – Operation Fortress. Police across Sussex have made scores of arrests in the last ten days as the force looks to keep up the […]


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