X

Cookies

Continue We want you to get the most out of using this website, which is why we and our partners use cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to receive these cookies. You can find out more about how we use cookies here.

Thursday, 24 April 2014

Subscriptions  |  evouchers  |  Jobs  |  Property  |  Motors  |  Travel  |  Dating  |  Family Notices

Cumbria police and Haverigg prison hold joint operation targeting drug offences

CUMBRIA police and HMP Haverigg held a joint operation targeting drug offences.

Officers from HM Prison Service and Cumbria Constabulary joined forces to carry out an operation at Haverigg prison on Wednesday targeting drug offences committed by those attending during visiting hours.

Prison officers and their dog handling unit worked together with officers from Copeland Neighbourhood Policing Team during the operation.

As a result a number of visitors and their vehicles were taken through stop and search procedures.

Cannabis was allegedly located on a 32-year-old male from Salford which resulted in him being reported for this offence.  A 23-year-old male from the same area was also reported for allegedly failing to stop his vehicle for officers.

PC Louise Tall, who helped organise the operation said: “It was great to work together with colleagues from Haverigg Prison. The operation was a great success and really sent a strong message out that people will be searched when visiting family and friends and action will be taken if they are caught breaking the law.”

Tony Corcoran, the governor at HMP Haverigg, said: “'I am grateful to Cumbria Constabulary for their assistance in this joint operation. This sends out a clear and unambiguous message that the smuggling of drugs into HMP Haverigg will not be tolerated.”

Have your say

Be the first to comment on this article!

Make your comment

Your name

Your Email

Your Town/City

Your comment


SHARE THIS ARTICLE

North West Evening Mail What's on search










Powered by
nwemail.co.uk/jobs

Hot Jobs

Loading latest hot jobs...
Powered by Zoopla.co.uk






Featured companies

Searching for featured companies...
Search for:

Vote

Should Barrow nightclubs close at 3am on weekends?

Yes

No

Show Result


• Click here to sign up for the Energy For Life - Walney Fun Run

Energy
Dining out

Go green 30

MDW plumbing and heating 10 year anniversary

Walk to remember 2014

Iconic


To save our contact details direct to your smartphone simply scan this QR code

North West Evening Mail

Evening Mail Going Out