Officer assaulted during a police drugs operation

A 45 year old local man was arrested in connection with an anti drugs operation after police found approximately 184g of cannabis resin in the man's home.

A statement from the RGP reads:

A man was arrested by RGP officers yesterday morning in connection with an anti-drugs operation.

Acting on intelligence the man in question, a Gibraltarian aged 45, was stopped by Police for the purposes of a search and became violent whilst being conveyed to New Mole House Police Station, resulting in an officer being bitten on the hand. The man was then arrested for Obstructing Police and Assault on Police.

Subsequently a search warrant was executed at the man’s residence in which a quantity of controlled drugs, approximately 184g believed to be cannabis resin was seized. The man was then further arrest for Possession of a class C Drug and Possession with intent to supply a class C drug.

He was subsequently granted bail while investigations continue.

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