May 30, 2009
arrested and 20 searched for drugs by Burnham-On-Sea police
police have this week arrested two men on drugs possession offences
and searched 20 others during an ongoing crackdown against drugs
use in the town.
specialised drug testing machine was used at Michaels Bar on Burnham
seafront, as pictured, to undertake random testing.
to this, police made nine alcohol seizures for underage drinking
and offences related to drinking in the street.
Sam Williams and Sgt Ian Kennett are pictured below with the manager
of Michaels Bar, where the machine was successfully used to stop
clubbers entering the premises with drugs.
Sam Williams told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "This operation was
a great success for the area. Burnham, Berrow and Brean are very
safe places to both live and visit and the Avon and Somerset Constabulary
are determined for it to stay that way during the busy summer
operations were to show that we care about our visitors and residents
alike. We welcome visitors to the area and we aim to make everyone's
time here safe, enjoyable and crime free."
who choose to impact negatively upon this position can expect
to be dealt with appropriately and robustly. Neither we nor our
communities will tolerate crime or anti-social behaviour. The
community feedback I have received has been greatly positive and
hugely rewarding for my team."
also carried out Crime Reduction and Property Marking displays
at Berrow, and leaflets outlining crime prevention tips for caravan
and car owners and personal safety were also distributed.