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Drugs and weapon recovered during police search of vehicle in Carlton Hill


Police have arrested three men after a supply of drugs and weapons were found during a search of a vehicle in Carlton Hill

In the early hours of Monday morning (April 20), a team of Nottinghamshire Police Special Constables were on patrol when they sighted a vehicle acting suspiciously in the Carlton Hill area.

The vehicle was stopped and searched, along with the occupants of the vehicle under the Misuse of Drugs Act. During the search a large amount of cannabis was discovered, along with a quantity of cash.

Police recovered a supply of drugs from a vehicle stopped in Carlton Hill (IMAGE: Notts Police)
Police recovered money from a vehicle in Carlton Hill (IMAGE: Notts Police)

An offensive weapon was also located in the vehicle, whilst it also transpired that the driver of the vehicle was uninsured.

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A 24-year-old male from Bestwood Park and a 39-year-old from Carlton was arrested on suspicion of possession of controlled drugs with intent to supply.

A 35-year-old male from Carlton was also arrested on suspicion of possession of controlled drugs with intent to supply and for possessing an offensive weapon.

A police spokesman said: “All three men remain in police custody where they are expected to be interviewed in relation to the offence.”

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