Published: October 8, 2011
Three arrested by Burnham-On-Sea police in drugs raids

Three people have been arrested by Burnham-On-Sea police following a series of drugs raids on Saturday (October 8th).

Officers seized a white powder and a quantity of suspected cannabis during a raid on a premises in Abingdon Street, as pictured.

Officers swooped on the address at around 10am and a man was arrested in connected with the police investigation.

Sgt Ian Kennett from Burnham Police told "A white power suspected of being amphetamines was seized along with a quantity of cannabis."

He added that police are linking the raid with a second "significant" drugs raid in Woolavington which also took place on Saturday.

"Two people were arrested in Woolavington - one of whom is believed to be linked to the Burnham address," said Sgt Kennett.

A third drugs raid also took place on Saturday, led by Burnham PCSO Sarah England, in Burnham's Oxford Street.

"A flat was searched with police dogs and a quantity of suspected cannabis was seized, leading to a further arrest," confirmed Sgt Kennett.

Pictured: Police in Burnham's Abingdon Street on Saturday morning


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