Arrests following drugs raid

POLICE in Whitby have raided seven houses searching for drugs.

Whitby CID, the neighbourhood support team and specially trained police dogs have executed the warrants over recent weeks and recovered class A and B drugs such as cocaine and cannabis from a number of addresses.

Four people were arrested and have been released on police bail while another man has received a warning for possession of cannabis.

Det Con Mark Hattersley of Whitby CID said: “Police have acted on information from the public and I personally would not only like to thank the public, but to urge that anyone with any information on drug activity report it to North Yorkshire Police on 0845 60 60 247 or alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

“My message to people involved in drugs is simply this - we will continue to execute drugs warrants and it could be your door we come knocking at next.”