Footage shows warrant which led to more than £45,000 of illegal drugs and cash being seized
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This was the moment a police warrant was carried out which led to more than £45,000 of illegal drugs and thousands of pounds of cash being seized from a Leicester property.
The bodyworn camera footage shows officers executing the warrant at an address in Grace Road, Leicester, during the afternoon of 22 March this year leading to large amounts of cocaine, heroin and cannabis being found, along with £19,000 of cash, scales and drugs paraphernalia.
Sabri Ally, 33, of Grace Road, Leicester, who was inside the property at the time of the warrant, was arrested. Today (Tuesday 18 July), he was jailed for 30 months after previously pleading guilty to two counts of being concerned in the supply of class A drugs; one count of being concerned in the supply of class B drugs; and, acquiring, using or having possession of criminal property, namely cash, contrary to the Proceeds of Crime Act.
The drugs, which were found being stored in packaging including bags and tins, were analysed following the seizure. The cocaine and heroin were determined to have a street value of more than £43,000. The cannabis was found to have a street value of more than £8,000.
Images of drugs, cash and scales which were found
Police Constable Charlotte Eld, from the force’s Serious Organised Crime Pursue team, said: “Following information received and the gathering of evidence, we were able to execute this warrant leading to a large amount of illegal drugs being found. Ally was arrested at the scene and charged the following day.
“Please do continue to report any concerns you have regarding drug offending and county lines offending to us; we won’t tolerate drugs supply on our streets and will pursue those who bring misery and harm to our communities. We will continue to take action to remove illegal drugs from our streets and to bring those responsible before the courts.
“You can report online at www.leics.police.uk or by calling 101. Always call 999 in an emergency.
“If you are affected by drugs misuse and want support to make change, you can contact Turning Point who offer a variety of treatment options and will support you. More information is available at Leicester | Turning Point (turning-point.co.uk) or by calling 0330 3036000.”