Two arrests over seizure of drugs worth £5k

DRUGS worth more than £5,000 have been seized by police.

Two people were arrested after officers raided addresses in Blyth’s Bridge Street and Woodbine Terrace.

They seized around 4,000 tablets – believed to be diazepam – as well as more than 100 bags of cannabis and a quantity of cash.

A 24-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of possession of a controlled drug with intent to supply.

A 25-year-old man was also arrested, on suspicion of being involved in supplying controlled drugs.

Both have been bailed pending further inquiries.

Detective chief inspector Peter Reeve, of the police’s Northumberland area command, said: “Dealing, selling or taking drugs in Northumberland will not be tolerated.

“Drugs cause harm in our communities, and we are committed to doing everything we can to stamp them out.”

“If anyone has any information on drug taking or selling, contact the police and we’ll take action.”

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