Warrant Executed At A Public House On Woodfield Street
Date Published: 23/07/2012
A 29-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance as part of ongoing operation targeting suspected drug dealers in
The arrest followed a warrant executed at a public house on
Woodfield Street, Morriston, as part of Operation Bastion.
The man has been released on police bail pending further enquiries.
The intelligence-led operation follows months of preparation by the division's Organised Crime Team as police continue to crack down on drugs in the area.
Mark Lenihan, Sector Inspector of Morriston and Eastside, said: "Operation Bastion has been hugely successful in reducing crime in
Swansea and it is something we will continue in order to ensure criminals are brought to justice.
"There will be more arrests and we will continue to target not only the homes of those people we believe are involved in the supply of drugs, but also their workplace, pubs, clubs or any other place where drugs or stolen property is suspected of changing hands.”
The operation comes as part of South Wales Police’s hard hitting campaign to highlight the devastating consequences of drug use in the city.
The Heroin Ruins Lives campaign aims to raise awareness of the impact the drugs have on users, their families and friends, and the wider community on a daily basis.
Police hope that their message will encourage people to come forward with information about the supply of heroin and other drugs, particularly dealers who prey on and target
Inspector Lenihan continues: “Whilst I thank those who have already provided us with information I ask that they continue to do so and maintain the momentum of the positive outcomes to date.
“Operation Bastion has set out a clear message to those who supply drugs that is that there will be no hiding place, we will seek you out and bring you to justice.
“I am once again reiterating my appeal to anyone with information on those who are involved in drug or criminal activities to come forward.”
Anyone with information can contact the police on 01792 450631 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.