Thursday 29 October, 2020

Valencia couple held after drugs found near children

A Valencia couple is currently in police custody on investigations for possession of cocaine, and for exposing children to a dangerous drug.

Police said that around 4.45 pm on Wednesday, they executed a search warrant at a home in KP Lands, Valencia, in the presence of a couple, aged 47 and 33, and children aged 12 and six.

A comprehensive search was conducted on the premises and on the counter in the kitchen, a black plastic bag containing cream-coloured rock-like solids resembling cocaine was observed.

Next to the drugs were two scales.

As a result of the find, the two were immediately detained, while the children were placed in the care of other persons.

PC Smith is continuing inquiries.

More on this as it becomes available.

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