St Osyth: Weapons, cash and drugs seized in early hours warrant
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Dozens of weapons have been seized by specialist officers after they executed a warrant in St Osyth.
Officers from the Essex Police North Disruptor Team executed the warrant in Church Square, St Osyth, early on Friday morning.
They were supported by officers from Op Raptor as well as PD Oreo.
During the search, officers found a quantity of suspected Class A and B drugs which were seized alongside an assortment of weapons, cash and high value goods.
The warrant was executed in Church Square, St Osyth
Five people – three men and two women aged between 19 and 24 – have been arrested on suspicion of suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class A and Class B drugs.
They have been released under investigation. That means they remain under active investigation by our officers.
PD Oreo having a rest after taking part in the search
Sergeant Lee Palmer, who leads the North Disruptor Team, said:
“We are working hard across the north of the county to tackle the crime and antisocial behaviour which really affect our communities.
“Although people may be shocked by finds such as this, they can rest assured the drugs and weapons we found are now off the streets.”
Disruptor Teams are actively working across Essex and supplement the work of our Op Raptor teams in tackling organised crime and county lines drug supply.
If you have any information on antisocial behaviour, organised crime or drug-related crime, please report it online here or call 101.
Always dial 999 in an emergency.