Poole: Three Charged After £250k Drugs Seizure
4 July 2014, 12:35 | Updated: 4 July 2014, 12:39
Police in Poole and Purbeck have revealed they've seized drugs worth an estimated £250,000.
In June, officers targeted 13 addresses in the two areas after receiving information about drug misuse and supply.
A quantity of drugs worth an estimated £250,000 has been seized and 12 people were arrested for drug-related offences.
The month of action marks the start of an ongoing campaign aimed at targeting drug dealers and referring those with substance misuse to organisations to seek help.
Police Sergeant Simon Perry, of Poole police, said:
"We have recovered a large amount of herbal cannabis and also seized Methedrone, steroids and cocaine.
"I hope this campaign sends out a strong message that we take the dealing of drugs in Poole and Purbeck very seriously and we will continue to target those who commit these offences.
"I would like to thank the public for their support and would encourage anyone who suspects drug dealing and misuse is taking place in their community to call us so we can act.
"The supply of drugs has a devastating effect on those addicted and their families and is directly linked to acquisitive crime. We work closely with local housing teams and individuals living in three premises have faced immediate eviction."
Thyrone Summana, 27, of Poole, was charged with possession with intent to supply a class B drug cannabis and is due to appear before Bournemouth Crown Court for sentence on 25 July 2014.
Thi Vo, 40, of Poole, has been charged with being concerned in the production of a class B drug cannabis and is due to stand trial at Bournemouth Crown Court. A date has yet to be fixed.
Nghia Tran, 39, of no fixed abode, has been charged with being concerned in the production of a class B drug cannabis and is due to stand trial at Bournemouth Crown Court. A date has yet to be fixed.