Yet more arrests as part of Operation Sierra

Scunthorpe: Operation continues

23 Nov 2017

Officers have added to the ongoing tally of arrests today as part of Humberside Police’s Operation Sierra as another drugs warrant was served in the Frodingham Road area of Scunthorpe. 

Up to this afternoon, 20 arrests in total have been made during the Operation, our partnership initiative targeting drugs offences, violence, theft-related offences, robberies and burglaries in the town.

A team of officers carried out another planned drugs warrant at a property. A woman was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of controlled drugs, bringing the arrest total to 21. Extensive searches of the property were made and a number of items were seized.

Detective Chief Inspector Nicki Miller, Operation Sierra Silver Commander, said: ”Today has been another successful day for Operation Sierra. Our officers and partners are continuing to work together to achieve the positive results we are seeing so far. 

“I cannot stress enough to criminals that we are targeting them. And we will get them. Criminal behaviour of these types cannot and will not be tolerated.

“Residents affected by this type of crime or behaviour should report it to us. If you know anything about any criminal activity, have any information, or want to report anything suspicious then please be confident and contact us. 

“Information is crucial to us as it allows us to take robust action and target those involved in crime.

“If you want to report anything confidentially then Crimestoppers are available on 0800 555 111. If you want to call us directly then call 101 or 999 if it’s an emergency, a crime is taking place, or if there is a risk to life or someone’s safety. 

“We are seeing great results through Operation Sierra and we will continue to do so to make the community safe in Scunthorpe, and the people living there feel safe.”