30th July 2021

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HEROIN with an estimated street value of £70,000 has been seized by police during a warrant in Carmarthenshire.

Dyfed-Powys Police officers carried out a warrant at a home in Llwynhendy at around 5pm on Tuesday, February 2.
A significant quantity of heroin was located, with an estimated street value of £70,000.

Three people are currently in custody – a 35-year-old woman and two men aged 18 and 25 – who were arrested on suspicion of possessing a class A drug with intent to supply.

Detective Inspector Rhys Jones said: “This warrant and the seizure of a significant quantity of controlled drugs demonstrates our commitment to our communities.

“Controlled drugs and especially county lines is a significant priority for us in Dyfed Powys Police. I hope that this positive action sends a clear message to those involved in this criminality – that it will not be tolerated, and will result in a robust policing response.

“I would like to reassure the community that we will continue our endeavours to target these individuals.”

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Chief Inspector Jolene Mann added: “This positive result was achieved thanks to the efforts of a range of departments in working together against drugs use and supply.

“We hope this sends a message of reassurance to the people of Llwynhendy that the safety of their community is our priority.”

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