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Two people have been arrested and a large quantity of Class A drugs and cash have been seized by officers in Southampton.
Yesterday afternoon (Tuesday 24 October) shortly after 2pm patrolling officers noticed suspected drug related activity on St James Road.
A 37-year-old man from Southampton was detained and searched under Section 23 of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971. Suspected Class A drugs and cash were found.
An address connected to the man was searched under Section 18 of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984.
More than £15,000 in cash was seized from the address, as well as a large quantity of suspected Class A drugs and a significant quantity of products suspected to have been stolen.
The 37-year-old man and a 33-year-old woman present at the address, also from Southampton, were arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of Class A drugs and handling stolen goods.
They remain in police custody at the current time and our enquiries are ongoing.
Drug-related activity will not be tolerated in our communities.We will continue to relentlessly pursue and deal with those who are causing harm in our city.
The information we receive from the public is vital to us being able to tackle illegal drug activity across Southampton.
Please continue to let us know of drug-related activity in the area in which you live, so we can allocate our resources to effectively and robustly deal with it.
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