Man Arrested After Police Search Norwich Pub For Drugs

16 June 2014, 09:18 | Updated: 16 June 2014, 09:21

A 40 year old man's been arrested on suspicion of drug offences after police searched a pub in Norwich looking for drugs.

Officers executed the warrant at The Heartsease Pub on Friday night (13 June) as a result of information received from the public.

A 40-year-old man, from Plumstead Road in Norwich, was arrested on suspicion of possession of a Class A controlled drug, namely cocaine, and has been released on police bail until July 1st 2014.

Sgt Duncan Staff, from the Norwich North Safer Neighbourhood Team who led the operation, said: "As a result of intelligence received a large number of officers, supported by our partners and additional specialist departments conducted a drugs raid at The Heartsease Public House.

"The subsequent search led to the recovery of a quantity of Class A drugs, which is believed to be cocaine, and the arrest of a 40-year-old man.

"This was a successful operation which went without incident and will have a positive impact on the local Heartsease community."