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Drugs, cash and weapons seized in raids

PUBLISHED: 11:20 21 May 2008 | UPDATED: 20:26 05 July 2010

A POLICE raid on two homes in Lowestoft led to drugs and weapons being seized yesterday.

Drugs - believed to be heroin and cocaine - a number of cannabis plants, cash and a quantity of weapons were taken by police after they executed warrants in raids across the town on Tuesday, May 20.

A POLICE raid on two homes in Lowestoft led to drugs and weapons being seized yesterday.

Drugs - believed to be heroin and cocaine - a number of cannabis plants, cash and a quantity of weapons were taken by police after they executed warrants in raids across the town on Tuesday, May 20.

Officers carried out a search warrant at an address in Stanford Street at around 9.30am and found a bedroom full of cannabis plants and weapons including two firearms, swords and flick knives. A small quantity of drugs, believed to be cocaine, was also found.

A 29-year-old man was subsequently arrested on suspicion of producing cannabis. He was taken into custody and interviewed by officers, before being bailed to return to Lowestoft police station on July 2.

A second warrant was executed at a home at St Peters Court around lunchtime and drugs, believed to be heroin, and an unknown amount of cash were seized.

Police arrested a 36-year-old man and a 50-year-old woman. The man has now been bailed to return to Lowestoft police station on May 30 and the woman bailed until July 1.

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