‘Heroin’ found during raid at Barnstaple home

Wraps thought to contain the class A drug are seized during afternoon bust

POLICE found hard drugs thought to be destined for the street at a raid in Barnstaple.

Officers discovered wraps containing what they believe to be heroin at a home in Barbican Terrace at around 2pm on Wednesday.

PC Terry Hodgson, of the Barnstaple neighbourhood beat team, said: “This was a co-ordinated and dynamic operation intended to impact on the distribution of class A drugs within the town.

“This warrant is one of a series of operations aimed at directly targeting those who seek to blight our community with their extremely harmful and illegal activities.


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“We make every effort to inform local residents of the actions we have taken, and I would urge anyone with information relating to drugs use within their community to contact their local officers to assist in this effort.”

A 33-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possessing drugs with intent to supply and has been released on police bail until Wednesday, June 15.

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