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Date: 06 August 2019

Two men arrested after officers witness suspected drugs deal in Melksham

Two men are currently in custody after officers spotted a suspected drugs deal take place in Melksham. 

Officers from the Dedicated Crime Team were in the Byron Close area of the town at around 1pm when they saw an exchange take place between two people. 

A man was detained for a search to be carried out, and a quantity of cash and a mobile phone with evidence to suggest class A drug supply had been taking place, was seized. 

The man – an 18-year-old from Chippenham – was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of class A drugs.

Officers conducted further enquiries and then entered an address nearby where they located a quantity of individual wraps of drugs. The man was further arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of class B drugs. 

The second man – an 18-year-old from Calne – was also searched and arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of class A and B drugs. 

If you suspect drug activity is taking place in your neighbourhood, please contact us on 101 and provide as much information as possible. 
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Lee Pelling (Police, Constable, Wiltshire West Community Policing Team)

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