Two women from Barry have been arrested following a series of early morning raids by South Wales Police.
Police in Barry carried out drug search operations at three addresses in the town yesterday (Thursday 28th February), resulting in a 51 year old woman being arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply a class A drug and a 42 year old woman being arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply a class C drug.
Both women are from the Court area of Barry and are currently being held at Queen’s Road police station in Bridgend.
Sergeant Julie Madoc-Smart from Barry police station said: “This operation targeted drug dealers and those supplying drugs in our communities. We take a hard approach to drugs related offences and this operation sends out a clear deterrent message to criminals that we will find you and arrest you.
“The main purpose of this operation was to target alleged offenders and through planned police activity identify and arrest those involved in the supply of drugs.
Sgt Madoc-Smart added: “We rely on intelligence from residents to tackle drug supply in our communities and I urge local residents to report any suspicious activity to us”.
Anyone with information relating to illegal drugs should call South Wales Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 11 or email www.crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information.