Three charged and drugs seized after county lines operation in Bedford

Class A and class B drugs were seized by police

By Holly Patel
Thursday, 12th March 2020, 3:53 pm
Updated Thursday, 12th March 2020, 3:54 pm

Bedfordshire Police's Boson team seized class A and class B drugs following successful warrants in Bedford, targeting a suspected county lines gang.

The team, dedicated to tackling gun and gang activity, carried out four warrants across the town on Tuesday, March 10, as a result a quantity of cash and class A drugs were seized from a property in Kempston Road, and class B drugs from a property in Westbourne Road.

Three people were arrested and charged with conspiracy to supply Class A drugs.

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All have been remanded in custody.

Detective Inspector Mark Pugh, the force operational lead for drugs, county lines and serious youth violence, said: “Boson are committed to disrupting the highest risk gang members across the county to reduce organised crime.

“As a team we are doing all we can to reduce county lines and I hope this provides the community with reassurance that we are working hard to crackdown on those involved in gang violence.”