Man arrested for drug offences in police raid on Cliftonville flat


A man has been arrested on suspicion of drug dealing following a police raid at a flat in Cliftonville.

Officers carried out a search warrant under the Misuse of Drugs Act at the property in Athelstan Road yesterday (October 1).

They seized Class A and Class B drugs, drugs paraphernalia, mobile phones and cash. A 36-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of supplying a controlled drug. He has been released while enquiries continue.

Detective Constable Rebecca Mross said: “This warrant was the latest action in our ongoing fight to disrupt people who are involved in the use of illegal drugs in Thanet.

“If you have concerns please contact us. Every piece of information we receive can help build a picture of drug supply in your area. We will protect the public from harm and ensure an effective response to those who are most vulnerable in our communities.”

Anyone with information about illegal drug use or supply can contact Kent Police on 101, Kent Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or to speak to their local Police Community Support Officer.