Police Carry Out Drug Warrants In Eastbourne

Saturday 13th May 2017

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Police have carried out three warrants at addresses in Eastbourne.

The Misuse of Drugs Act warrants were carried out at addresses in the northern end of the town on Thursday (11 May).

One of the warrants was at Whitbread Close in Eastbourne and a 24-year-old man from Pevensey was arrested on suspicion of possession of a class A drug (cocaine). He has been released under investigation. A quantity of cannabis and other class B drugs were recovered.

Another warrant took place in Turkey Road, Bexhill. A quantity of cannabis plants was discovered and a 24-year-old man from Bexhill was given a caution for production of cannabis.

The third warrant was executed at Weaver Close and a significant quantity of heroin, cash and a stun gun were recovered. A woman was released under investigation.

Gary Brown, 22, of Larkbere Road, Lewisham, has been charged with possession with intent to supply a controlled drug of Class A - Heroin, being concerned in the supply of crack cocaine, possession of a prohibited weapon and acquire/use/possession of criminal property. He was remanded in custody to appear at Brighton Magistrates' Court today (May 13).

Superintendent Dave Padwick said, "We are working hard to combat drugs supply and possession in Eastbourne. Anyone who suspects drug dealing or possession is urged to report it to us and we will act."

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