Breaking Brighton Crime

Community intelligence leads to three arrests in a Brighton warrant

A quick response by police resulted in the safe arrest of a man in possession of a gun in Hastings.

Brighton and Hove prevention team arrested three people in a Brighton warrant, thanks to community intelligence.

Officers entered a property in Buckingham Road, Brighton, around 7am on Tuesday (7 July) to conduct a drugs warrant.

A quantity of class A drugs and drug paraphernalia were discovered inside the property. Three men aged 22, 26 and 31 were all arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of class A drugs. The trio remain in custody while the investigation is ongoing.

Our priority is keeping communities safe and feeling safe, and we are asking the public to continue to #MakeTheRightCall so we can ensure that our resources are focused on those who genuinely need our help and to prevent crime.

If you have concerns around drug issues in your area we would encourage you to report this information to us either online or by calling 101.