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Lever Road, Rugby - Man arrested and cannabis seized from house

A man has been arrested and cannabis seized from a house in Rugby.

In the early hours of Friday (Friday 6 May) morning officers from Rugby Proactive CID executed a warrant in connection with the supply of drugs at the property in Lever Road.

The man, aged 28, from Rugby, was arrested on suspicion of possession of cannabis with intent to supply. He has since been released under investigation while enquires continue.

A significant amount of cannabis along with cash were seized from the address.

Detective Constable Matt Rapkins from Rugby Proactive CID said: “The seizure of these drugs is a great result that will help to disrupt the supply of cannabis in Rugby.

“The supply of cannabis is often linked to serious organised crime and this is why we are so proactive in tackling the problem.

“The gangs involved in its supply often exploit vulnerable people and cause violence in our communities.

“If you think cannabis is being produced or dealt in your neighbourhood please call us. It help us to get a better intelligence picture, target those responsible and safeguard vulnerable people.”

Anyone with information that could help police tackle the supply of cannabis can report it online (www.warwickshire.police.uk/report) or by calling 101. Alternatively, information can be provided anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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