SIMULTANEOUS DRUGS RAIDS CARRIED OUT IN SANDOWN AND SHANKLIN RESULTS IN 2 ARRESTS

2 suspected drug dealers have been arrested following simultaneous raids on properties in Sandown and Shanklin yesterday evening (Thursday).

Police executed warrants at 2 addresses in the seaside towns, resulting in various items being seized including controlled drugs, stolen property and cash.

A 44-year-old female from Shanklin has been arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class A drugs.

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A 38-year-old male from Sandown has been arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of Class A drugs, handling stolen goods and resisting arrest.

During the raids, a 51-year-old from Shanklin was also arrested on warrant for an unrelated matter.

All 3 remain in custody at Newport Police Station at this time and the investigation is ongoing.

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Bob m
Bob m
6 months ago

Scumbags ! Lock them away for good …..

lucas
lucas
6 months ago

Keep it up! The police really do deserve credit for trying to keep this curse under control. Pity the useless magistrates fail to deliver appropriate sentencing in every case.

Bill Phearsome
Bill Phearsome
6 months ago

This is a total waste of Police time and public funds. If there is any real drug problem on the IOW it’s with alcohol, especially underage drinking, which is rampant in and out of high schools. Let’s use a bit of common sense here. Most of the people who comment on drugs being sooo bad, have never had any experience with them and are totally clueless, while simultaneously supporting, encouraging and indulging in alcohol abuse, which causes more death and destruction than all the illegal substances combined.

Real
Real
Reply to  Bill Phearsome
6 months ago

The most sense I have seen in these comments for a long time, problem is most out of touch people with lack of real life experience, and a clouded view that alcohol is some how less damaging that substances, will never understand the logic in your statement.

Name
Name
Reply to  Bill Phearsome
6 months ago

I couldn’t agree more Bill, unfortunately the majority of the people on here who comment on these stories are close minded idiots that left their brains in the Mesolithic and their education in the pub.

Liam
Liam
Reply to  Bill Phearsome
6 months ago

You are so wrong and out of touch, they are dealing class A drugs, the most deadly drugs in the world that leads to only one outcome, death.

You would prefer the police to crack down on alcohol, you have your priorities wrong.

The police’s priority is class A drugs which is directly linked to theft to fund their class A addiction.

Almondo Carafano Delmingo
Almondo Carafano Delmingo
Reply to  Liam
6 months ago

So petty theft should be the number one priority for the Police while alcohol can be directly linked to DUI’s, traffic injury and deaths, domestic violence, homelessness, criminal damage, GBH, ABH and violent crime, senseless acts of vandalism, unprotected sex leading to STD’s, unwanted pregnancies and divorce, countless social problems that have existed for centuries, suicide and mental illness?

I disagree and furthermore, “the war on drugs” as it was originally called has failed and will never succeed. All it does is criminalise people who have serious mental health problems and put money in the pocket of organised crime. Peace – *Mic drop*

Almondo Carafano Delmingo
Almondo Carafano Delmingo
Reply to  Liam
6 months ago

I forgot to say – if they are stealing to feed their addiction, why are they selling drugs? Why weren’t these people arrested for theft? They feed their addiction by selling drugs XD I thought that was obvious…

Name
Name
Reply to  Liam
6 months ago

You talk nonsense with no conviction of what your actually commenting on. If you had even a slightly better IQ and an understanding of health analysis and mortality rates statistics you would understand that the most deadly drugs in the world are actually the ones that are legal and available over counters worldwide. Things like tylenol, benzodiazepines, anti depressants, anti hypertensives and alcohol is to name just a few of the very top which are used for pain relief, depression and blood pressure. Whereas the Class A’s I’m sure you are meaning in this case being heroin and/ or Cocain are actually very low down the list of statistical evidence for mortality. Don’t forget, it was not that long ago anybody could walk into a chemist and obtain both of these and more, over the counter. Didn’t see any influx in theft due to the consumption of these to further… Read more »

Sunshine
Sunshine
6 months ago

Pure filth, the lot of them. Kick them off the island. Such a beautiful place to live but there are skanks like this living here.

Hernando Porto III
Hernando Porto III
Reply to  Sunshine
6 months ago

A lot of people might actually consider you a skank.

 

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