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Man arrested after drugs and dangerous weapons found during car stop

9 Jan 2018

A man has been arrested after officers recovered a large quantity of drugs and offensive weapons following police action in Luton yesterday evening (Monday).  

Officers from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Armed Police Unit stopped a speeding vehicle in Addington Way at around 8.35pm. 

During the search of the vehicle, a substantial amount of what is believed to be heroin, crack cocaine and cannabis was found. An imitation firearm and a large knife were also discovered. 

A 24 year old man from Luton was arrested and is currently in police custody for questioning.  

Detective Sergeant Mark Pugh said: “Our force remains committed to tackling drug and violent crime in our neighbourhoods. Officers recovered a large amount of Class A and Class B drugs as well as offensive weapons which are now no longer a threat to residents of our county.”

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