April 11, 2011
arrest two men in Burnham-On-Sea after drugs raids
Burnham-On-Sea residents have been arrested after police drugs
raids in the town over the past week.
men, both aged 47, were arrested after separate, unconnected raids
in Oxford Street and Avebury Close.
Roger Tolley from Burnham Police told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "In
the first incident, an Oxford Street man was stop-checked on suspicion
of being involved in drugs misuse."
was searched and found to be in possession of substances believed
to be controlled Class B drugs and a pair of electronic scales."
"A substantial amount of money was seized and when his property
was searched, a number of items believed to have been stolen were
a second police investigation at Avebury Close, Burnham Police
found a number of cannabis plants.
Tolley added: "Following community intelligence about possible
misuse of drugs, we searched the premises in Avebury Close and
found 22 suspected cannabis plants which were in various stages
of maturity. A 47 year-old was arrested and cautioned on suspicion
of cultivating the plants."