Arrest made in Saffron Walden for class A drug offence

PUBLISHED: 15:03 07 March 2019 | UPDATED: 15:05 07 March 2019

The drugs seized from a vehicle in Saffron Walden. Picture: ESSEX POLICE

The drugs seized from a vehicle in Saffron Walden. Picture: ESSEX POLICE


A person has been arrested in Saffron Walden on suspicion of possession of a class A drug with intent to supply.

Sergeant Simon Miah from the Uttlesford policing team said: “On March 6, PC Wilkinson and PC Thorndyke were out on proactive patrols when they came across a suspicious vehicle in the Saffron Walden area.

“Local intelligence indicated the vehicle may be linked to drugs supply in the local area. Following a stop search under section 23 of the misuse of drugs act, approximately 15 grams of a class A drug and a vehicle were seized.

“The defendant is still under investigation and currently on bail for the offences.”

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