Police raids in Charmouth and Axminster
Cash, firearms and suspected drugs seized
Firearms, cash and suspected drugs were seized by police following a series of raids in Charmouth and Axminster yesterday [Tuesday 7 May].
A joint operation between forces in Devon and Cornwall and Dorset - involving more than 40 officers and separate firearms teams – saw warrants executed at six addresses.
Searches of the premises took place and money, firearms and a large quantity of suspected drugs were seized.
A 62-year-old man from Axminster was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to supply Class A drugs and possession of a firearm and has been released under police investigation.
Two men, aged 19 and 34 both from Charmouth, were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to supply Class A drugs and have been released under police investigation.
A 49-year-old man from Axminster was also arrested on suspicion of possession of a Class B drug with intent to supply and possession of a firearm. He has been bailed until Tuesday 28 May.
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