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Six arrests following Lowestoft drug seizure

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Police have arrested six people in connection with drug offences in Lowestoft.

Officers had reason to stop two vehicles on Whapload Road in the town at 2.25pm on Friday (4 October).

Five males were arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of controlled drugs, while a sixth was arrested on  suspicion with intent to supply drugs Police also recovered around £8000 worth of what is believed to be cannabis contained in a bag.

They were all taken to Great Yarmouth Police Investigation Centre. The two vehicles were also seized by police.

Officers from the Op Sentinel team, roads policing and Neighbourhood Response Teams were all involved in the arrests.

Three people, a 29 year old, a 28 year old and  a 28 year old were all released under investigation pending further enquiries.

Three other males, a 22 year old, a 31 year old and a another 26 year old were all referred to the immigration service for deportation.

Note to editors:

A 28 year old man Irmantas Kavaliauskas of no fixed abode was charged with breach of a deportation order, driving with no motor insurance and driving whilst disqualified and appeared before Ipswich magistrates court this morning (7 October).