Provision of information held by Northumbria Police made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the 'Act')
As you may be aware the purpose of the Act is to allow a general right of access to information held at the time of a request, by a Public Authority (including the Police), subject to certain limitations and exemptions.
- The number of arrests made in connection with Class A drug possession/dealing in public houses and nightclubs across the police force area for 2016, 2017, 2018 and thus far in 2019.
- A further breakdown of what type of Class A drugs people were arrested in connection with possession and dealing in public houses and nightclubs across the police force area for 2016, 2017, 2018 and thus far in 2019.
- The amount of people prosecuted for possession of Class A drugs and the amount of people prosecuted for dealing Class A drugs across the police force area for 2016, 2017, 2018 and thus far in 2019.
Following receipt of your request, searches were conducted with the Corporate Development Department of Northumbria Police. I can confirm that the information you have requested is held by Northumbria Police.
I am able to disclose the located information to you as attached.
Class A Drug Arrests - 999/19
FOI 999-19.pdf (1)