Man and woman arrested as cash and drugs seized in raid

Cleveland Road in Kirkley, Lowestoft

Cleveland Road in Kirkley, Lowestoft. - Credit: Mark Boggis

Investigations are continuing after two people were arrested in an early morning drugs raid.

Officers from the east Kestrel Team raided a property on Cleveland Road in Kirkley, Lowestoft on Friday, January 7.

Police swooped at about 8am at a property on Cleveland Road, with a quantity of class A and class B drugs seized along with "a substantial amount of cash."

A police spokesman said: "Two people were arrested for the supply of controlled drugs and money laundering.

"An 18-year-old woman and 24-year-old man have both been released under investigation pending further enquiries."

The Neighbourhood Crime Proactive team – or Kestrel team – is dedicated to tackling criminal and ASB challenges that emerge in a particular area.

Supporting Suffolk Police’s capability to address crime and associated anti-social behaviour across the county in apparent ‘hotspots’, they can help tackle issues and concerns which local communities have raised to local officers.

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With inquiries ongoing, contact Lowestoft police on 101 quoting crime reference number 37/1200/22.