Cocaine and cannabis seized and two teens arrested after police chase - The Rugby Observer

Cocaine and cannabis seized and two teens arrested after police chase

Rugby Editorial 20th Dec, 2018   0

DRUGS were seized and two teens arrested after a police car chase in Rugby.

Police identified a cloned Ford Focus before tracking it to the A45 on Saturday (December 15).

The team used stinger tactics to stop the driver who rammed the police car when they attempted to box it in.

No one was injured but the police car was severely damaged.




A young man from Coventry was arrested on two counts of suspicion of possession of drugs with intent to supply, taking a vehicle without consent, failure to stop, dangerous driving, driving under the influence of drugs, driving while disqualified and driving without insurance.

The 17-year-old has been released under investigation.


A 15-year-old girl from Coventry was arrested on two counts of suspicion of possession of drugs with intent to supply but has since been released with no further action.

Cocaine, cannabis, weighing scales and several mobile phones were seized.

Police suspect the pair were involved with county lines dealing where gangs supply drugs from big cities to vulnerable users in smaller towns and rural areas.

Ins Ross Campbell said: “Tackling serious and organised crime and county lines drug dealing remains a priority for Warwickshire Police and we will continue to target criminals and disrupt the activity of those who continue to try to deal drugs as we are committed to bringing those responsible to justice.

“I would encourage the public to look out for the signs of county lines drug offences and urge anyone with concerns about the supply of drugs to report it to police. All information, no matter how small, helps us to get a better picture of issues in the area.”

Warwickshire Police continues to tackle serious and organised crime in the county and the harm it causes.

Visit www.warwickshire.police.uk/protect for more information.

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