Drugs and large amount of cash seized by police in Keighley

Police in Keighley say they have made an arrest and recovered what are thought to be Class A drugs along with a significant quantity of cash during a search of the suspect.

The arrest was made overnight from Monday into Tuesday this week in the Keighley East area as part of West Yorkshire Police's ongoing work to tackle the supply of drugs locally.

Officers on proactive patrols observed an ongoing drugs deal. Those involved attempted to make off, but one of the males was detained and searched under the Misuse of Drugs Act.

As a result of the search a large quantity of suspected class A drugs was recovered and a significant quantity of cash was also found during the search and recovered.

Officers say the suspect was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply a controlled drug and was held in custody while enquiries continue.

If you have any information or intelligence about drug dealing please contact police either via 101 or on email to keighleynt@westyorkshire.police.uk. You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 to share your information.

Update: Weds 4th May - Israr Ali, 26 of Devonshire Street West has now been charged with two offences of possession with intent to supply class A drugs (cocaine and heroin) and also charged with possession of criminal property under the Proceeds of Crime Act. He has been remanded to appear at Bradford Magistrates Court today.


Arrest of Note - Keighley East Ward. Officers on proactive patrols in Keighley East ward overnight observed an ongoing...

Posted by West Yorkshire Police - Keighley on Tuesday, May 3, 2022


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