Do your bit and dob in a drug dealer
COFFS Clarence police are launching an operation encouraging the local community to dob in a drug dealer by contacting Crime Stoppers.
The local operation, being run for three days between Friday, November 7 and Sunday, November 9, is part of a police crackdown on drug supply and related offences.
Coffs Clarence Crime Manager, Detective Inspector Darren Jameson said it is important for members of the community to speak up if they know anything about drug supply and related offences in the area.
"This operation has been undertaken to make it a priority for this in the community who know something, to say something," Supt. Jameson said.
"Now is the time. Police are committed to taking drugs off our streets.
"If you have information that can help, please call us.
He said information supplied would be treated with the strictest confidence and callers can remain anonymous.
The campaign follows a considerable arrest on Friday, where police allegedly arrested a female drug courier at Pine Creek with cannabis stashed inside a vehicle with an estimated street value of $20,000.
"Drugs in our community have a devastating effect on the community and are often linked with serious and violent crimes," he said.
"Police need the community's help to continue to drive down crime in the area.
"There is no acceptable use for drugs the message is clear, we all play a part in relation to the observations of those engaged in drug supply."
To call Crimestoppers ring 1800 333 000 or go to www.crimestoppers.com.au