Police seize £2.4million worth of cocaine during Tingley and Rodley raids in Leeds

Police have seized an estimated £2.4million worth of cocaine during raids in Leeds.

Tuesday, 8th June 2021, 5:39 pm
Updated Tuesday, 8th June 2021, 5:40 pm

Officers from the Yorkshire and the Humber Regional Organised Crime Unit (ROCU) raided two properties in Tingley and Rodley on Monday, June 8.

Approximately 30kg of suspected cocaine was found.

A 40-year-old man was arrested and charged with possession with intent to supply Class A drugs.

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He remains in custody.

A 51-year-old man was also arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply.

He was released under investigation.

A spokesman from the ROCU said: "Officers seized approximately 30kg of suspected cocaine (with an estimated street value of £2.4m) during raids in Leeds yesterday.

Officers from the Yorkshire and the Humber Regional Organised Crime Unit seized 30kg of cocaine in Tingley and Rodley.

"The suspected Class A drug was seized in the Tingley area and another in the Rodley area of the city.

"One male, 40 was arrested and charged with possession with intent to supply class a drugs.

"He was remanded into custody.

"A second male, 51 was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class a drugs.

Officers from the Yorkshire and the Humber Regional Organised Crime Unit seized 30kg of cocaine in Tingley and Rodley.

"He was released under investigation."