Officers carried out a series of coordinated arrests across Harrogate on Friday 21 August 2020. As a result, two men aged 18 and 24, and three boys, two aged 17 and one aged 16 are in custody, arrested on suspicion of the following offences:
24-year-old on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of class A drugs, being concerned in the supply of cannabis and money laundering. 16, 17 and 18-year-old on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of cannabis 17-year-old on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of class A drugs. Following searches of three premises, officers seized several items including a quantity of suspected illegal drugs, items suspected as being used in the supply of drugs, mobile phones, cash and weapons. They also seized what they suspect are cannabis infused Nerd sweets and are warning parents to be alert to the possibility that young people in the area may have bought them.