Police find wanted man – and a large stash of drugs – during raid in York

The door at the property in Acomb, York. Photograph: NPT York North on Twitter
6 Oct 2020 @ 5.24 pm
| Crime

Police who raided a York property today discovered a wanted man and a large amount of drugs.

Officers went to a house in Acomb – and arrested a 38 year-old York man was wanted on recall to prison for breach of licence and for failing to attend court earlier this year.

While there, police found “a large quantity” of class C drugs and drugs paraphernalia.

Some of the drugs discovered. Photograph: North Yorkshire Police

As a result the man was further arrested on suspicion of possessing class C drugs with intent to supply, and a 28-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of the same offence.

A North Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: “On arrival at custody and following a search, the woman produced a package containing suspected class A drugs and was further arrested on suspicion of possessing class A drugs.

“The arrests followed a morning of proactive patrols by officers from across York Neighbourhood Policing teams aimed at targeting street dealing of drugs in the city.

“Officers made a number of stop searches, locating a small amount of drugs as a result.”

The man and woman currently remain in police custody.