Melksham police in vow to increase pub drug inspections

Melksham Police in vow to increase pub drug inspections

Melksham Police in vow to increase pub drug inspections

First published in Latest News

Police in Melksham have promised to step up their drug inspections of the town’s pubs, after a recent operation uncovered several examples of illegal activity.

The town’s neighbourhood policing team conducted a small drugs operation on Friday, May 30, visiting four pubs and speaking to licensees and drinkers.

A 45-year-old man was issued with a cannabis street caution in The Unicorn, and evidence of drug use was also discovered at The Forester’s Arms.

PC Kane Fulbrook-Smith led the operation.

He said: “We covered The Forrester’s Arms, The Pilot, The New Inn and The Unicorn.

“It was very good, the message went out to quite a lot of the customers.”

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