Stolen dogs and bikes found in raid on drugs den house in Coventry

Stolen bikes were among the items seized by police during the raid which also saw them find stolen dogs
Stolen bikes were among the items seized by police during the raid which also saw them find stolen dogs -Credit:West Midlands Police

Stolen dogs and bikes were found in a raid on drugs den house in Coventry. A squad of officers swooped on an address in Stoney Stanton Road.

They found a 'large amount' of suspected crack cocaine, heroin and cannabis, as well as dozens of stolen phones and electronics, as well as stolen clothing and bicycles. They also seized an imitation gun, a knuckleduster-Taser and a sword were also found inside.

Officers also uncovered a large amount of cash, as well as two dogs, which have been taken to the force's specialist kennels. "Enquiries are now ongoing to examine the drugs and money and reunite some of the stolen goods with their rightful owners," said a spokesperson for Coventry Police.

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During the raid on Friday (April 12), they found four people, one of whom was trying to hide in the loft space. All four were arrested, with three – two men, aged 65 and 44, and a 36-year-old woman - subsequently bailed having been arrested for possession with intent to supply Class A drugs, handling stolen goods and possession of an offensive weapon.

Police say that the remaining suspect, a 42-year-old man, remains in custody for breaching the terms of a Criminal Behaviour Order and possession with intent to supply class A drugs.

"We are continuing to take action against drug dealing and organised crime in Coventry, with our teams regularly carrying out warrants and acting on information and intel from the community," the spokesperson added. "This type of crime can have a devastating effect on the areas it takes place in, with risks to the community and wider city.

"We often rely on information submitted to us by the public in addition to our own proactive operations." Anyone who has concerns about drugs in their community can visit the police website here

Reports can also be made via Live Chat or 101, or anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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