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Police close Newbury ‘drug house’

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POLICE successfully carried out the first drugs closure order in West Berkshire last week. 

Officers moved in at an address in Green Lane, Newbury, to put a stop to drug activity in the area as the property had been associated with reports of drug related crime and anti-social behaviour.

The Newbury Neighbourhood Policing Team was granted the order for a property in Green Lane, Newbury, for a period of three months by Slough Magistrates Court last Friday.

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