Police dog uncovers suspected haul of class A drugs in Harold Hill garden

Max the police dog.

Max the police dog. - Credit: Archant

Four people have been arrested after police search dog, Max, followed his nose and uncovered what are believed to be thousands of pounds worth of drugs buried in a garden.

Officers conducted a search warrant at a property in Halesworth Road, Harold Hill, on Friday following concerns raised by members of the community.

Max, the police search dog, led officers into the garden where they found a buried bag containing suspected class A drugs.

A quantity of suspected class B drugs were also recovered during the search.

Three men aged 22, 25 and 41 as well as a 25-year-old woman were arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply a controlled substance.

Sgt Brad Scott of Gooshays SNT said: “Today we have reacted to concerns raised by the local community, which has resulted in a large amount of drugs being taken off the street and four people now in police custody.”

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