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Two arrested and several weapons seized as drugs warrant executed in Brownhills

Police seized weapons including a rifle, pistol, crossbow and samurai sword and made two arrests after executing a warrant in Brownhills.

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Officers from the Brownhills neighbourhood team carried out a drugs warrant early on Wednesday morning as part of Operation Target. They also discovered suspected drugs, scales and other paraphernalia.

A 28-year-old man and 36-year-old woman were arrested and taken into custody on suspicion of possessing firearms and possession of class A drugs with intent to supply. They remain in custody while further enquires are carried out.

Inspector Saqib Butt, neighbourhood policing manager at Walsall LPA, said: “This was an excellent warrant. We have taken weapons off the streets and seized suspected class A drugs. A great effort from my neighbourhood team.”

Anyone with any information should contact police via Live Chat on the force website or by calling 101 quoting crime reference number 20/487857/24.

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