Four arrested and large amount of drugs and stolen property recovered in Coventry - The Coventry Observer

Four arrested and large amount of drugs and stolen property recovered in Coventry

Coventry Editorial 15th Apr, 2024   0

FOUR PEOPLE have been arrested in Coventry and a large amount of drugs and stolen goods seized.

Members of the Priority Crime team, along with neighbourhood officers, carried out a warrant in Stoney Stanton Road on Friday.

Inside the address they found four people, one who was trying to hide in the loft space.

All four were arrested, with three – two men, aged 65 and 44, and a 36-year-old woman – subsequently bailed having been arrested for possession with intent to supply Class A drugs, handling stolen goods and possession of an offensive weapon.

The remaining suspect, a 42-year-old man, remains in custody for breaching the terms of a Criminal Behaviour Order and possession with intent to supply class A drugs.

Inside the property, officers discovered a large amount of suspected crack cocaine, heroin and cannabis. Dozens of stolen phones and electronics and stolen clothing and bicycles were also found.

A haul of weapons, including an imitation gun, a knuckleduster-Taser and a sword were also seized by police, along with a large amount of cash and two dogs – they have been taken to our specialist kennels.

Enquiries are now ongoing to examine the drugs and money and reunite some of the stolen goods with their rightful owners.

A West Midlands Police spokesperson said: “We are continuing to take action against drug dealing and organised crime in Coventry, with our teams regularly carrying out warrants and acting on information and intel from the community.

“This type of crime can have a devastating effect on the areas it takes place in, with risks to the community and wider city.”

They added the force often relied on information supplied by the public, in addition to proactive operations.

Anyone concerned about drug dealing and associated issues where they live should visit: to report it.

Alternatively, report information via Live Chat at or by calling 101.

Information can be reported anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Always call 999 if a crime is in progress or in an emergency.

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