Teenage Boys Arrested for Drug Offences

Two teenage boys were arrested for drug offences at Weymouth’s multi-storey car park in the town centre yesterday.

Officers from Dorset Police were conducting patrols at the car park in Commercial Road and detained four young people to carry out a drugs search.

As a result of the search, suspected class a and b drugs were found on three of those stopped, with two 16-year-olds arrested and two further addresses subsequently searched.

A spokesperson from Weymouth and Portland’s Neighbourhood Team said,

“Neighbourhood Officers patrolling the multi-story car park on Commercial Road, Weymouth detained 4 young people for a drugs search.
“As a result of the search, a quantity of suspected Class A and B drugs were located on three of those present.
“Two 16 year-old males were both arrested for drugs offences and two addresses were subsequently searched.
“Regular patrols of this area will continue due to ongoing complaints of anti-social behaviour at the location.”
Police have confirmed that their enquiries are still ongoing.

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