Planned police operation in Medway leads to arrests and drug seizures
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Drugs and weapons were seized as part of a planned operation in Medway.
Kent Police officers from the Community Policing Team and Tactical Operations worked with the British Transport Police on Saturday 5 December 2020, along with a police dog, to tackle drug and knife offences.
During the operation three people were arrested and a quantity of cannabis, ecstasy and amphetamine was seized, along with a knife, tyre iron and sharp tool.
• A 32-year-old man from Gillingham was arrested in Elmstone Road, Rainham at around 10.30pm on suspicion of affray. This followed an incident in which two teenagers were reportedly threatened. A property and vehicle was searched and officers seized a sharp tool.
• A 32-year-old man from Rochester, who was wanted for failing to appear at court in Essex, was detained at Chatham Train Station at around 6pm. Patrols found a quantity of amphetamine.
• A 40-year-old man from London was arrested at Chatham Train Station at around 7.30pm on suspicion of possessing class B drugs and an offensive weapon. Officers seized cannabis and a tyre iron.
Enquiries remain ongoing following the arrests.