Six teenagers from Glastonbury have been taken to hospital after becoming ill from taking drugs. Two are in a serious condition.
Police were called to an address in Northload Street in the early hours of Saturday morning. The six young people were given medical attention at the scene. Three were taken to Musgrove Park Hospital in Taunton and the other three to Yeovil hospital.
One man has been arrested on suspicion of possessing Class B drugs and has been released on police bail. A Police investigation is underway.
A woman from Redcar facing a firing squad in Indonesia has lodged an appeal against her death sentence.
Lindsay Sandiford was convicted last month of smuggling nearly five kilos of cocaine onto the island of Bali.
Judges refused to consider that she had helped the police to catch other members of the drugs gang when deciding her sentence.
Her new lawyer, who handed appeal papers to the court today, says that wasn't a fair decision.
Police have thanked members of the public for their help after arresting six people during a drugs raid in the Stroud and Dursley areas of Gloucestershire this morning (Thursday July 12th).
The police are encouraging residents to continue to come forward with information about the use or supply of illegal drugs. People can contact police by dialling 101 or pass on information via Crimestoppers.
A 17-year-old girl was among six people arrested on drugs offences during police raids across Gloucestershire this morning. The teenager and five men, who are all from the Dursley and Stroud areas of the county, remain in police custody.
Firearms officers and specially trained dogs were involved in the search, which uncovered what is believed to be both class A and class B drugs and around £3,500 in cash from a number of addresses. Replica firearms and other replica weapons were also seized from one property.
Gloucestershire Police have arrested six people accused of possessing drugs, some with the intent to supply. Fifty officers were involved in the operation this morning to crackdown on drugs and firearm offences.
Homes were raided across Gloucester this morning (Tues) as police continue their battle against drug dealing. A number of arrests were made and cash seized.
The raids were part of an operation aimed at cracking organised and serious crime in the South West.