Men arrested after £50k of suspected Class A drugs are found in Heckmondwike house

Police have arrested two men after a substantial quantity of Class A drugs were found at two addresses in Heckmondwike.

Wednesday, 17th June 2015, 3:26 pm

On Monday (15/6), officers from the Kirklees District Quartz Team and West Yorkshire Police’s Safer Roads and Neighbourhood Team, executed search warrants under the Misuse of Drugs Act at two properties in Heckmondwike.

Police recovered around £50,000 of suspected class A drugs following search of two terraced properties, one on Longfield Road and one on High Street, around half a kilo of suspected class A drugs, believed to be heroin, crack cocaine and cocaine, were recovered.

Two men have been arrested in connection with the investigation and have been released on police bail. A 23-year-old man was arrested from the Longfield Road address and a 20-year-old man was taken into custody from the High Street property. Both these men were arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class A drugs.

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Detective Sergeant Guy Shackleton, from the Kirklees District Quartz Team, said: “This was a significant recovery of class A drugs that would have otherwise been sold on the streets of West Yorkshire.

“This type of action demonstrates the priority and success local police give to tackling the scourge of drugs and making our local communities safer places to live and work.”

Police carried out a raid at the property in Longfield Road on Monday and found the drugs along with digital weighing scales and other paraphenalia.

The 23-year-old man, who is from Mirfield, was subsequently arrested for possession with intent to supply Class A drugs.

He has since been released on bail pending further enquiries.