Police seize drugs, shoot at suspect in Valencia raid

Police seized cocaine and marijuana during anti-crime exercises in the eastern division yesterday.

During the exercise, which began at 5 pm and ended at 8 pm, police went to a house in Carib Circular, La Platta Gardens, Valencia, where they found 55 grams of cocaine.

They arrested a 37-year-old woman who was in the house at the time.

After searching the house they found a man in the backyard who pointed a gun at them. One of the officers pulled out his gun and shot once at the man, who ran away into a bushy area.

Earlier that day, police went to suspected drug blocks in nearby McShine Street, Boys Town and Foster Road, where they arrested and charged 31-year-old Adesh Harridath with the possession of 1.05 kilograms of marijuana.

He was charged with possession with intent to traffick the drugs.


"Police seize drugs, shoot at suspect in Valencia raid"

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