Officers arrest duo on drug offences during targeted operation

Two men were arrested in Halifax after they were stopped by Calderdale officers during a police operation.

On Sunday August 19, Operation Hawmill was deployed in the Halifax Central area focusing on the Park ward.

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The officers were there to focus on excessive speed and to target drug dealing in the area.

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A spokesperson for the Halifax Neighbourhood Policing team said: "Throughout the shift, a large number of vehicles and persons were stopped.

One stop resulted in two males being arrested for possession with intent to supply class b drug - cannabis. Enquiries are ongoing."

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On Wednesday August 22, four drivers were dealt with for seatbelt offences and one for a traffic light offence.

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