Five arrested in Rother district drugs raids

Specialist officers made five arrests after executing search warrants.

Wednesday, 6th October 2021, 4:39 pm
Updated Wednesday, 6th October 2021, 4:40 pm

Police searched properties and made the arrests on Tuesday (October 5).

The arrests were made by officers in the East Sussex division with those from the Tactical Enforcement Unit (TEU) and the Specialist Enforcement Unit (SEU).

Hastings and Rother district commander Chief Inspector Sarah Godley said: “This activity demonstrates our intention to support rural communities and to ensure that those causing harm are brought to justice.”

Specialist officers made five arrests in Rother

A 57-year-old man from Flimwell was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of a class B drug, said police. He was released on police bail until November 1, pending further enquiries.

A 35-year-old man from Cranbrook, Kent, was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of a class B drug. He was released on police bail until November 2, pending further enquiries.

A 30-year-old woman from Robertsbridge, a 48-year-old woman from Hurst Green, and a 60-year-old woman from Hurst Green were also arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of a class B drug, police said.

The 30-year-old woman was released under investigation, pending further enquiries, and the other two women released on bail until October 29, pending further enquiries.