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Police seize a "very large" quantity of drugs in Penzance

Police seize a "very large" quantity of drugs in Penzance

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 4:48pm 19th November 2019. (Updated at 9:16am 20th November 2019)

This is a "small sample" of a big haul of drugs that were seized by police in Penzance.

Officers say they found a "very large" amount at an address in Alverton Road on Monday evening.

Tins and bags containing canabis were found, along with a hunter knife and taser.

Two men and a woman were arrested at the scene and have since been released under investigation.

"Police conducted a Misuse of Drugs Act at a property in Alverton Road, Penzance, yesterday lunchtime [18th November].

"A number of tins and bags containing suspected cannabis were located, along with a Hunter Knife and a Taser.

"Two men, both aged 20 and from Penzance, were arrested on suspicion of possession of Class B drugs with intent to supply.

"One of the men was further arrested on suspicion of possessing an offensive weapon in public and a prohibited weapon [Taser].

"An 18-year-old woman, also from Penzance, was also arrested on suspicion of assaulting two officers and obstructing police during the search.

"All three have been released under investigation pending further enquiries".

Devon and Cornwall Police

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