Quartet arrested in connection with drug offences in Bury St Edmunds with up to £20,000 discovered along with weapons

Four people have been arrested in connection with drug offences in Bury St Edmunds.

Officers yesterday (Thursday, August 4) had reason to stop a vehicle on Acacia Avenue. Three males were arrested at the scene and a fourth male was arrested at a nearby address.

A search of the vehicle revealed a small quantity of suspected cannabis, as well as cash and other items of drug paraphernalia.

A section 32 search under the Misuse of Drugs Act was conducted on the property where the fourth male was arrested and a large quantity of cash thought to be in the region of £20,000 and over 90gms of suspected cannabis, was found in his bedroom. Two weapons, namely a lock knife and a sword were also found in the property.

A 19-year-old, a 22-year-old and a 20-year-old were all  arrested on suspicion of being concerned in supplying drugs.

A 21-year-old was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in supplying drugs, on suspicion of money laundering and on suspicion of possession with intent to supply drugs. They were all taken to Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre for questioning where they remain.

Anyone concerned about drug related activity in their neighbourhood should contact police via our the online reporting tool 7. Report a crime | Suffolk Constabulary, or 101 and you can provide any information anonymously by calling the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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