Four arrests have been made and a large amount of cannabis has been seized as a result of officers stopping a car in Ramsgate.
Officers from the Thanet Local Policing Team were on patrol in the town at around 10.30pm on Sunday 16 January 2022 when they spoke to the occupants of a car stopped in Conyngham Close. Enquiries led to a search of the vehicle and a number of large bags filled with cannabis were recovered along with mobile phones.
A further search was carried out at a property in the town in which another five bags of cannabis – suspected to be a kilo each – were found, together with three backpacks and a holdall containing more of the Class B drug. A quantity of cash was also found and seized as part of the investigation.
Four people were arrested on suspicion of possessing drugs with intent to supply.
A 24-year-old man from Margate, a 19-year-old man of no fixed address, a 19-year-old woman from Ramsgate and a 16-year-old girl from Margate were taken into custody while enquiries continue.
The 24-year-old man was also arrested on suspicion of driving offences.