A total of 34 arrests in November for force enforcement unit
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It was another successful month for West Sussex’s Tactical Enforcement Unit (TEU).
In November, officers made a total of 34 arrests, completed 26 premises vehicle searches and seized more than £60,000 worth of drugs and cash.
A Misuse of Drugs Act warrant was conducted on a Vauxhall Astra in Sompting Road, Worthing, on 5 November after officers detected a smell of cannabis.
Inside the vehicle they found cocaine, cannabis, and equipment which is used in the cultivation of cannabis, and the drugs and items were seized.
The driver, Ashley Radmall, and the passenger, Callum Sales, were arrested.
Officers then executed a warrant an address in Imberhore Lane, East Grinstead, where a large quantity of drugs and cash were seized.
Radmall, 37, of Imberhorne Lane, was charged with the possession of criminal property and possession with the intent to supply a Class A and Class B drug.
Sales, 25, of Mill Way, East Grinstead was also charged with being concerned in the supply of cocaine, possession with the intent to supply a Class A drug and being concerned in the supply of a Class B drug.
They both appeared before Lewes Crown Court on 5 December and will appear for trial before Lewes Crown Court on 7 May to answer the charges.
Cannabis, cash and phones were found and seized at an address in Stanhope Road, Littlehampton, when officers conducted a Misuse of Drugs Act warrant on 21 November.
A 26-year-old man and 25-year-old woman from Littlehampton were arrested on suspicion of possession of Class A and Class B drugs with the intent to supply.
Both suspects have been bailed while enquiries continue.
Police were also called to a number of reports of harassment in Crawley on 14 November, 17 November and 20 November.
After multiple arrest attempts over a few days, the suspect was detained by the TEU.
A 54-year-old man from Crawley was arrested on suspicion of stalking, non-fatal strangulation, theft and false imprisonment.