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

October 4, 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

August 21, 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

July 24, 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

July 12, 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

July 12, 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

June 28, 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

June 7, 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

January 26, 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

A Second Brighton MP Calls For Drug Consumption Rooms (DCRs)

January 24, 2018 |

A second Brighton MP has called for the introduction of drug consumption rooms arguing that a fresh approach is needed to tackle the issue following the failure of the ‘war on drugs’.

Lloyd Russell-Moyle, who recently became the Labour MP … Read More

Man Jailed for Supplying Crystal Meth and Other Drugs in Brighton and Hove

January 8, 2018 |

A Brighton drug dealer has been jailed for supplying a cocktail of drugs including crystal meth, cocaine and amphetamines which he advertised as ‘party bags’ in the city.

Ashley Richardson, 29, of Springfield Road, pleaded guilty to five counts of … Read More