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A 39-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with suspected drug offences after police recovered a large number of cannabis products and edibles in Lowestoft.

Officers from the Operational Sentinel and Scorpion teams conducted a Misuse of Drugs Act warrant on Wednesday at a property in Factory Street.

The 39-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supplying of controlled drug and possession with intent to supply and taken to Great Yarmouth Police Investigation Centre for questioning.

A 39-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with suspected drug offences after police recovered a large number of cannabis products and edibles in Lowestoft.
A 39-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with suspected drug offences after police recovered a large number of cannabis products and edibles in Lowestoft.

It followed police recovering a large number of cannabis products and edibles from the location.

Cannabis edibles are illegal and laced with mood altering ingredients which can cause side effects such as loss of consciousness or coordination, hallucinations, nausea/vomiting, lethargy, and heart problems.

The illicit manufacture of such sweets/snacks means production is unregulated and levels of potency can vary.

Cannabis edibles are illegal and laced with mood altering ingredients which can cause side effects such as loss of consciousness or coordination, hallucinations, nausea/vomiting, lethargy, and heart problems.
Cannabis edibles are illegal and laced with mood altering ingredients which can cause side effects such as loss of consciousness or coordination, hallucinations, nausea/vomiting, lethargy, and heart problems.

In addition, there can be a high chance of other harmful substances mixed in.

The Sentinel team provides enhanced coverage of Suffolk’s road network to proactively disrupt criminal activity as well as increasing police visibility, while the Scorpion team are dedicated to tackling criminal drug activity.

Anyone concerned about drug related activity in their neighbourhood should contact police on 101, or you can provide any information anonymously by calling the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.