Man arrested in Evesham on suspicion of drug dealing - The Evesham Observer

Man arrested in Evesham on suspicion of drug dealing

Evesham Editorial 25th Oct, 2023   0

OFFICERS have arrested a 42-year-old man in Evesham on suspicion of possession of class A drugs with intent to supply.

At 10am this morning (Wednesday) members of the Neighbourhood Crime Fighting Team (NCFT) were on patrol in Evesham High Street when their attention was caught by a suspected drug deal taking place.

Police approached a suspected dealer on a moped who attempted to drive off, but they managed to stop the driver.

A 42-year-old man, who is currently in police custody, was arrested on suspicion of possession of class A drugs with intent to supply for failing to stop for police, driving whilst unfit through drugs, dangerous driving, and driving with no insurance.

Over 100 wraps of suspected class A drugs as well as class C drugs were seized by police.

Sgt Shaun Blackshaw from the NCFT has said “This was a great proactive stop by officers in Evesham.




“I am keen for the benefit of the NCFT to be felt across the whole of South Worcestershire.

“With the assistance of local Response and Safer Neighbourhood Team units, police have seized a moped and recovered a significant quantity of drugs off our streets.


“Drugs ruin lives with the consequences far-reaching and we will not hesitate to disrupt the criminal behaviour of those suspected of being involved.”

“I urge members of the public to report any suspicious behaviour to us via 101 or on our website and we will proactively target these areas to stop offending.”

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