A police operation in Northumberland has resulted in arrests and officers have recovered drugs. Officers from Bedlington carried out four search warrants under the Misuse of Drugs Act at properties in Bedlington and Cambois.
Three people were arrested: a 28-year-old man on suspicion of possessing a controlled drug, amphetamine, and a 33-year-old woman on suspicion of possessing a controlled drug Class B, amphetamine both.
Both were bailed pending further enquiries.
Another woman aged 30 was arrested and charged with possessing cannabis and another woman also 30 has been reported for summons on suspicion of possessing a Class C drug, cannabis. Officers also seized a quantity of cannabis and diazepam tablets and amphetamine powder during the house searches.
A minibus has been damaged in Bedlington.
Police are appealing for information after people scratched a minibus in Neterton Lane in the area between 3.55pm on Monday November 25 and 7.45pm on Tuesday November 26.
The damage cost hundreds of pounds to repair.
A 33 year old man has been charged with four firearm related offences. John Charlton of Melrose Gardens, Amble appeared before magistrates in Bedlington today. The charges relate to the possession of ammunition and the illegal sale or transfer of firearms.
Police are appealing for information after a man was seen carrying a knife in Bedlington.
The man was seen banging on the front door of an address in Cornwell Crescent on the evening of Wednesday 13 March, and when approached by a neighbour, produced a knife and ran off.
The man is:
- Aged between 19 to 23-years-old
- Around 6 feet tall
- Of slender build
- Wearing a blue hoody with a gold Adidas logo on the front
Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101.
Police are appealing for information after a gravestone was damaged in a cemetery in Bedlington.
The gravestone in the West Lea Cemetery in Netherton Lane was damaged at some point between Thursday 28 February and Wednesday 13 March, and thieves also stole a number of lights that had been left at the grave.
Anyone with any information is being asked to contact police on 101.
Police in Northumberland are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted in a bar in Bedlington.
It happened at midnight last night. The 17 year old was taken to hospital with an injury to his head and has since been discharged.
A 22 year old has been arrested on suspicion of unlawful wounding.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a common assault in Bedlington. At 10pm on 24th October, a 16-year-old girl was approached by a dog walker who spoke to her and put his arm around her waist. The girl was unharmed. The man is in his 50s or 60s, chubby with a white fluffy dog.
Two teenage girls were sent to buy alcohol from pubs and off licences in Morpeth and Bedlington, by officers hoping to catch those who serve drinks to under-age customers.
The volunteers - aged 14 and 16 - were served alcohol in the Market Tavern pub in Bedlington. The staff member who served them was fined £80 and management will also be fined.
In the Seen nightclub in Morpeth, both girls were allowed to enter the club and one of them was served alcohol.
Neighbourhood Inspector David Simpson from Northumbria Police said:
Staff at the Northumbria Healthcare Foundation Trust in the Community and Business Unit will be striking for a fourth day. A lobby by UNISON members will take place at Foundry House in Bedlington.
The strike, which is mainly by Occupational Therapists, Community Workers, Social Workers and Health Visitors, is over the trust's decision to cut the travel expenses from 47p to 24p a mile.
However, the trust says that if staff want to stay on the 47p rate, they can by leasing a car through a scheme run by the them.