Thames Valley Police has carried out a number of warrants in address across Reading this morning (7/5) as part of an operation to crack down on the supply of class A drugs.
More than 80 officers executed the warrants under The Misuse of Drugs Act at ten addresses across the town, as part of an investigation known as Operation Embankment.
Warrants have been executed at properties in the following locations.
Eastgate Court, East Reading
Wokingham Road, East Reading
Dee Road, Tilehurst
Rothwell Walk, Caversham
Foxhays Road, Whitley
Blandford Road, Whitley
Two addresses in Hexham Road, Whitley
Two address in Wincanton Road, Whitley
We would like to thank the residents of Reading for the support they have already given us in relation to Operation Embankment. I realise that carrying out such warrants can be distressing for communities, so I thank residents for their cooperation and patience. We will be conducting extra patrols in areas where warrants have been executed to provide reassurance to residents If you have any further information that might aid our operation then please contact the Force via the Thames Valley Police Enquiry centre on 101."
– LPA Commander for Reading, Supt Stuart Greenfield