Bridgwater drugs bust

A major Police operation was conducted in Bridgwater and London this morning. More than 100 officers were involved. Four warrants were executed in Bridgwater. A further warrant was executed in London. Following the operation seven people have been arrested. All for being concerned in the supply of class A drugs. Four of the arrests were in Bridgwater, two in London and one in Gloucester.

Avon and Somerset Police continued their investigations into the day. This resulted in further action at 11 other addresses in Bridgwater associated with drugs use. Police seized a quantity of class A drugs. There was a further arrest of a man for being in possession of an offensive weapon.

Det Insp Scott Chadwick explained: “This is part of an ongoing joint operation between Operation Remedy at Avon and Somerset Police and Operation Orochi in the Met Police. The planning and execution of this morning’s warrants involved officers and staff in Intelligence, Operation Remedy, Neighbourhood Teams, Operational Support Teams and our police dog units.”

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