Two arrests have been made and drugs seized after proactive work by officers investigating drug dealing in Folkestone.

Officers from the town’s Local Policing Team were on patrol in Cheriton Recreation Area at around 12.15am on Saturday 27 February 2021 when they noticed two men acting suspiciously.


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The men were stopped and, following a search, officers seized suspected cocaine, cannabis, phones and cash.

A 20-year-old man and a 19-year-old man, both from the Folkestone area, were arrested on suspicion of possession of class A drugs with intent to supply.

The 19-year-old man has since been bailed until Saturday 27 March and the 20-year-old was released after receiving a caution for possession of cannabis.

By Ed