Man arrested on suspicion of intending to supply cocaine in St Albans

PUBLISHED: 10:26 27 July 2018

Police carried out a drugs warrant at a property in St Albans and arrested a man in his 30s.

Police carried out a drugs warrant at a property in St Albans and arrested a man in his 30s.


A man in his 30s from St Albans was arrested after police found class A drugs during a search warrant.

Police entered a property in Howland Garth at around midday on Wednesday, July 25, carrying out a warrant under Section 8 of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act.

During the search a bag of suspected crack cocaine was found and a man in his 30s was arrested on suspicion of possessing the class A drugs with intent to supply.

He has been released under investigation while the police investigation continues.

St Albans chief insp Stuart Cheek said: “We are committed to tackling and disrupting drug-related crime in the city and the public can help us by being our eyes and ears on the ground and reporting any suspicious behaviour to us as soon as possible.

“If you believe drug crime is happening in your neighbourhood please report it so that we can gather intelligence and take action.”

Information can be reported via the Hertfordshire Constabulary non-emergency number 101 or online at

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