Reading: 10 Dawn Drug Raids

7 May 2014, 07:42

Ten drug raids have been carried out across Reading as part of an operation to crack down on the supply of class A drugs.

Two people have been arrested after more than 80 officers executed the warrants under The Misuse of Drugs Act this morning (07/05).

It was part of an investigation known as Operation Embankment.

Warrants have been executed at properties in the following locations:

Eastgate Court, East Reading
Wokingham Road, East Reading
Dee Road, Tilehurst
Rothwell Walk, Caversham
Foxhays Road, Whitley
Blandford Road, Whitley
Two addresses in Hexham Road, Whitley
Two address in Wincanton Road, Whitley
For further updates about the warrants please visit our website and Reading Twitter account @TVP_Reading

LPA Commander for Reading, Supt Stuart Greenfield said: “We would like to thank the residents of Reading for the support they have already given us in relation to Operation Embankment.

“I realise that carrying out such warrants can be distressing for communities, so I thank residents for their cooperation and patience.

“We will be conducting extra patrols in areas where warrants have been executed to provide reassurance to residents

“If you have any further information that might aid our operation then please contact the Force via the Thames Valley Police Enquiry centre on 101.

“If you don't want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.”

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