Stop and Search results in the seizure of cocaine and amphetamines.
12 October 2012
A routine stop and search by officers in Earls Court has led to the arrest of two men and a woman on suspicion of supplying Class A drugs.
The two men were seen acting suspiciously by officers whilst on patrol in Earls Court Road yesterday (11 October) afternoon. Officers stopped the two men and searched them on suspicion of being in possession of illegal drugs.
During the search, a cigarette box was found on one of the suspects containing 17 individual wraps of white powder, believed to be cocaine along with a small bag of white powder, believed to be crystal methamphetamine. Both men were also found to be in possession of large quantities of cash.
The two men were arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply controlled drugs and taken into custody at Notting Hill police station. Officers conducted a subsequent search at an address in Philbeach Gardens, SW5 where they found a number of other self seal bags containing what is believed to be cocaine, along with various drugs related paraphernalia including digital weighing scales and large quantities of self seal bags.
A 29 year-old woman was arrested at the address on suspicion of also being involved in the supply of controlled drugs and was also taken into custody at Notting Hill police station where they remain in police custody.