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Two arrested in Newport following discovery of cannabis in Arreton

Alert message sent 13/03/2020 10:55:00

Information sent on behalf of Hampshire Constabulary

Yesterday afternoon (Thursday 12 February) Response and Patrol officers on the Isle of Wight found and seized a large quantity of cannabis in the Arreton area.
Fast forward a few hours, and following searches of a couple of addresses in Newport, officers arrested two people in connection with this discovery.
They are:
  • A 47-year-old man from Newport, arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the production of a Class B drug.
  • A 45-year-old woman from Newport, arrested on suspicion of possession of a Class B drug with intent to supply, and being concerned in the supply of a Class B drug.

Both remain in custody while our enquiries continue.
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Jack Backwell (Police, Corporate Communications Officer, Hampshire Corporate Communications)

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