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Two arrested following warrant in Potters Bar

30 Apr 2021
  • Two men arrested following warrant in Potters Bar

  • Officers found cannabis, a large quantity of cash and knives

  • Residents can get in touch anonymously to report suspected drug dealing in their neighbourhood

 

Officers executed a warrant at an address in Potters Bar where drugs and knives were seized.

Acting on intelligence, police including officers from Operation Scorpion, Operational Support Group and the Safer Neighbourhood Team went to the property in The Hollies on Thursday 22 April.

Once inside they discovered cannabis, a large quantity of cash and knives, including a samurai sword.

A 21-year-old man from London was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in supplying a controlled drug and possession of an offensive weapon.

An 18-year-old man from Potters Bar was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply a Class A drug and possession of an offensive weapon.

They have both been released on police bail while enquiries continue.

Detective Inspector Baz Kaila from Hertsmere Local Crime Unit said: “This warrant was carried out following intelligence about suspected criminal activity taking place from the property.

“We rely on the public to share information with us so that we can act to tackle drug crime and ensure that Hertsmere remains a safe and pleasant place to live and work.

“There are a number of ways that you can share information with us, including anonymously through the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via their untraceable online form at crimestoppers-uk.org.”

You can also report information online at herts.police.uk/report, speak to an operator in our Force Communications Room via our online web chat at herts.police.uk/contact or call the non-emergency number 101.

Let us know what you think we should be prioritising in your area by using our community voice platform ‘echo’. Your feedback will help towards shaping our local policing priorities, initiatives and campaigns. Visit bit.ly/herts-echo and tell us your thoughts.

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