Five arrest made during police raids in Haverhill


Five arrests were made in Haverhill by police officers during a day of action targeting those responsible for burglaries and associated crime.

The day was part of the ongoing Operation Drawbridge, which was introduced in Suffolk in October 2012 in an attempt to decrease the number and detect more burglaries in the county.

A warrant was executed in Glemsford Place, resulting in the arrest of 18-year-old Daniel McDermott.

He was subsequently charged with possession of a Class B drug and is now due to appear at West Suffolk Magistrates Court in Bury St Edmunds on Thursday, May 22.

A 26-year-old man from Haverhill was also reported for summons to court for possession of a Class B drug.

Following the execution of a warrant at a property in Willow Close three people were arrested and have been bailed.

A 32-year-old woman and a 43-year-old man, both from Haverhill, were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to supply Class A drugs.

A 22-year-old man from London, was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to supply Class A drugs and money laundering.

All three have been released on bail and are due to return on July 23.

Officers also arrested a 34-year-old man from Haverhill on suspicion of burglary and theft from shops.

He has since been released on police bail until Friday, May 16.

In addition to the warrants officers were out on patrol in Haverhill checking for car and building insecurities and offering crime prevention advice to residents.

Police have also reminded residents that if they notice any suspicious activity or believe a crime is in progress please call the force immediately on 999.