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Brighton Journal | 6th April 2020

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Drugs worth thousands of pounds seized from raids in Brighton

14th December 2018 |

Brighton police officers have confiscated thousands of pounds worth of drugs and money from several drug-related arrests across the city this week.

Large quantities of cocaine and cannabis intended for supply were seized this week in addition to suspected packets of … Read More

Sussex Police taking extra measures to prevent drink and drug drivers

3rd December 2018 |

The Sussex Police force have issued their Christmas crackdown for 2018, in the hopes that they can tackle the issue of drivers taking to the wheel when over the limit. The local campaign is being run in partnership with the Sussex … Read More

Brighton Ranked Worst in the Country for Substance Abuse by 15 year olds

4th October 2018 |

A new campaign has launched in Brighton and Hove in a bid to urge parents and carers to talk to their teenagers about substance and alcohol abuse. It aims to equip parents and carers with facts and figures regarding their … Read More

Drug Crackdown at The Level Proves Successful With Four Arrests in Two Days

21st August 2018 |

A recent drug operation at The Level has proven to be very successful with four arrests being made over the course of two days this weekend.


Worryingly, three of the four arrested in connection with drugs were … Read More

Drugs Conspiracy Sees Two Sentenced and Two Still Sought

24th July 2018 |

The hunt is still on to find two men wanted for alleged firearms and drugs offences in Brighton and Hove, as two other men are sentenced for their roles in the case.

Police are appealing to the public once again to help find two men, who are seen … Read More

Police Arrest Prolific Gang Who Brought Class-A Drugs Into Brighton

12th July 2018 |

Police have disrupted the operations of a major drug gang who dealt in the Brighton area. The dealers were importing from South East London, bringing in heroin and crack cocaine. The gang of 8 were sentenced at Lewes Crown Court, … Read More

Police to Meet With Ex-London Gang Member to Discuss Youth Safety in Sussex

12th July 2018 |

Police and community members are coming together, along with an ex-London gang member, to discuss protecting young people in East Sussex from exploitation, particularly regarding local ‘county lines’ drug dealing stemming from London gangs.

At the one day conference, which will … Read More

Sussex Police Seize Half a Million Pounds of Cannabis From Property

28th June 2018 |

A sleepy town in West Sussex was the centre for a substantial drug bust by Sussex Police. Large quantities of cannabis were discovered at a house in Toddington Lane, Wick, near Littlehampton after a strong smell was reported.

On Sunday … Read More

Two Drug Arrests in Two Days on St James’ Street

7th June 2018 |

In the space of two days police have made two arrests where substantial quantities of drugs were found, which come as part of their recent crack down on drug use on St James’ street.

During the first arrest, which took … Read More

Man Arrested After £20,000 Worth of Drugs Seized in Brighton

26th January 2018 |

Police arrested a man and seized thousands of pounds worth of drugs in Brighton after a member of public called to report suspected drug dealing in the street.

Prevention officers went to the scene, carried out enquiries and detained the … Read More