Early on the morning of the 14th Jan, West Midlands Police executed a warrant at a flat in Camden Street, in the Upper Stoke area of Coventry.
Inside the address, a man and woman were arrested before officers discovered more than 500 wraps of what is believed to be crack cocaine and heroin down the toilet.
It is suspected the pair made a dash to the bathroom when police entered the premises, but failed in their bid to flush away potentially vital evidence.
A 23-year-old man and a 19-year-old woman were arrested on suspicion of possessing Class A drugs with intent to supply. Yesterday, they remained in police custody.
Detective Sergeant Tony Ashton said:
“We’ll be sending the powder away for a forensic examination but it’s strongly suspected to be Class A drugs.
“If so, this is a significant quantity we’ve recovered plus we also seized around £2,000 in cash from the address.
“The man has claimed to be a student at a University in Nottingham. I think he’s got some explaining to do.”
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