Chainsaw and battering ram used as police arrest man in Shrewsbury drugs raid

Police used a chainsaw and a battering ram to smash into a house during a drugs raid in Shrewsbury.

Police carried out a drugs raid at a house in St Michael's Street in Shrewsbury this morning
Police carried out a drugs raid at a house in St Michael's Street in Shrewsbury this morning

Officers arrested a man and seized cash and Class A drugs while executing a drugs warrant in St Michael's Street in the early hours of this morning.

The man was detained on suspicion of possession of Class A drugs and handling stolen goods. He remains in custody. As well as the drugs, more than £2,000 in cash was seized.

Inspector Saf Ali said: "We did a warrant this morning in St Michael's Street and recovered some property. It is good news for the community because the occupant is going to be evicted."

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