Police arrest five in Tunstall drugs raid
POLICE have arrested five people in connection with drugs offences.
Officers from Stoke-on-Trent North Local Policing Team targeted neighbouring addresses in High Lane, Tunstall, last night.
At the first address officers arrested two men, aged 35 and 36, and a 33-year-old woman.
They seized suspected Class B drugs (cannabis and amphetamines), a large quantity of cash and assets.
Officers went on to arrest a 38-year-old man and a 36-year-old woman at the address next door.
They also seized several boxes of suspected cannabis vegetation and various assets.
Those arrested remain in custody.
A detailed investigation is now underway by officers who are now carrying out further lines of inquiry. High-vis patrols will also be stepped up in the High Lane area to reassure local residents.
Anyone with information about drug dealing can call police on 101 or through the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 111 555, or go on line at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.