Somerset

Six arrested over drugs suspicions in Taunton

Six people have been arrested in Somerset in connection with drugs offences after police acted on information provided by the public.

Taunton police executed five warrants in the Halcon area of the town.

A man, 38, and woman, 36, were arrested on suspicion of possessing a Class A drug after suspected heroin was seized.

Two others were arrested on suspicion of possessing Class A drugs, and a man, 25, was arrested on suspicion of producing and possessing Class B drugs.

He was also arrested on suspicion of stealing a bike.

A 42-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possessing a Class B drug and was bailed.

Items including mobile phones, which were suspected to have been stolen, were seized by police as was drug paraphernalia, including needles.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the police.

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