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Misuse of Drugs Act warrant executed in Bridport

A Misuse of Drugs Act warrant has been executed in Bridport, with a quantity of cannabis being found.

At approximately 8.30am on Thursday, 19 July 2012, officers in Bridport executed the warrant at an address in North Street.

Officers found and seized a quantity of cannabis at the address – the amount of which is not being released.

As a result, two people, a 20-year-old man and a 21-year-old woman both from Bridport were arrested on suspicion of cultivating cannabis and have been released on police bail while enquiries continue.

Police Constable Scott McGregor, from Bridport Safer Neighbourhood Team, said: "This is part of the ongoing initiative taken by officers to tackle and disrupt the supply of controlled drugs in Bridport.

“This warrant was executed as a result of information provided to us from the public.

“It demonstrates the value of information gained from the community allowing us to take pro-active action in stamping out the scourge of such drugs and associated criminality within our town.

“We will continue to act on information provided to us from the public. I would ask anyone with any information to come forward and help us make your area safer.

“We can be contacted in the strictest confidence on the non-emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers 0800 555 111."