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Eleven people held in Bournemouth and Poole drugs raids

Eleven people have been arrested in a series of raids in Bournemouth and Poole aimed at disrupting drug dealing.

Officers arrested two men, aged 18 and 20, at a house in Kings Road, Charminster, on suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class A drugs.

A vehicle outside the property led police to a house in Shelbourne where a large quantity of suspected Class A drugs were found.

Another six men and three women were held during the operation on Wednesday.

Eight of the 11 have been released on bail while the other two remain in custody.

Stopped vehicle

The other arrests saw a 25-year-old woman from Sturminster Newton held on suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class A drugs.

A 41-year-old Poole man held on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of controlled drugs, burglary and going equipped to commit a crime.

Officers also stopped a vehicle being driven through Broadstone and arrested its occupants - a 40-year-old woman from Poole, a 49-year-old man from Poole and a 49-year-old man from London - all on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of controlled drugs.

A warrant executed at a flat in York Road, Broadstone, led to the arrests of a 32-year-old man from Liverpool and a 33-year-old woman from Poole and a 44-year-old Poole man.

The three were held on suspicion of drugs offences.

A 28-year-old man from Bournemouth was also arrested on suspicion of drugs offences following a raid at a flat in Prince of Wales Road in Westbourne.

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