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Police have seized suspected Class A and cash during morning raids on properties in Arnold.

Officers carried out the intelligence-led raids at addresses in High Street and Front Street.

A suspect was also detained at an address on Patricia Drive in the town.

An property in Quorn Road, Basford was also raided.

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Six people were arrested and a large quantity of suspected Class A drugs were recovered.

Five suspects have been released on bail and one remains in police custody as investigations continue.

Detective Sergeant Christopher Mavers, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “This a very large policing operation involving more than 20 officers and I am pleased we were able to bring so many suspects into custody at the same time.

“Drug related crime is a blight on our communities and something we are working hard every day to tackle with a mixture of overt and covert actions.

“Investigations into this matter have been going on for some time and will continue over the coming weeks and months.”

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The following people were arrested:

  • A 74-year-old man on suspicion of possessing Class A drugs with intent to supply and acquiring criminal property
  • A 55-year-old man on suspicion of being involved in the supply of Class A drugs
  • A 50-year-old man on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of Class A drugs and acquiring criminal property
  • A 41-year-old man on suspicion of acquiring criminal property
  • Another 41-year-old man on suspicion of money laundering and an offence under the Proceeds of Crime Act
  • A 23-year-old woman on suspicion of possessing Class A drugs with intent to supply.

Detective Sergeant Mavers added: “Anyone with additional information is asked to call 101 or Crimestoppers in confidence.”

CORRECTION: We stated that a property on Patricia Drive was raided and this was incorrect. Police detained a person at the property but did not carry out a raid.

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