Drug raids in city centre

POlice in Ripon have raided city centre properties for illegal drugs three times in the last two weeks.

Officers used drugs warrants to search three addresses on Westgate in the week running up to Thursday, October 6.

Drugs were found in two of the properties and paraphenalia relating to illegal drugs was found at all three.

Arrests were also made following two of the raids, said Ripon police station’s Insp Rob Thorpe.

Insp Thorpe said Ripon’s officer would continue to raid suspicious properties in a clamp down on the drugs trade in and around the city.