Birchington man arrested after car search uncovers BB gun and drugs

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A  36-year-old man from Birchington was arrested after a search of a vehicle by police in Cliftonville led to the seizure of a BB gun and suspected class A and B drugs.

Officers from the Thanet Local Policing Team, who were patrolling during the early hours yesterday (January 23) stopped a driver in Northdown Road at around 2.40am.

The man’s car was searched, leading to the recovery of a BB gun, cannabis grinder, knife and pouches of cannabis along with suspected class A drugs.

The man was later released pending further investigation.


  1. Great job KP👍 although I never understood this ‘released pending further inquiries’ just find an unused cesspit and throw em down it🤷🏼‍♂️

  2. He is probably just the small fry. Investigations into finding the main suppliers would be beneficial.

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