Drug taking and dealing

Illegal drugs are classified into three different categories. These are known as Class A, B and C, with class A considered the most dangerous.
It is an offence to:

• Be in possession of these drugs
• Possess them with the intent to supply them
• Unlawfully supply them (even if you are not paid)
• Allow your property or home to be used for drug taking

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I want to report people taking drugs
You know a person or people who are taking drugs
I want to report people dealing drugs
You know a person or people who are dealing or supplying drugs
I want to report a house or property where drugs are used
You know a place or property where people are going to take drugs
I want to report needles, syringes or drug paraphernalia
You have found needles or other drug paraphernalia and want it cleaned up
I have found some drugs
You have found what you believe are drugs or illegal substances
I am struggling with drug abuse
You or someone you know needs help with drugs
There are witnesses
Someone saw the incident happen
I don't think there are any witnesses
You don't know if anyone saw what happened

Your situation

This has happened more than once
This isn't the first time you have reported drug dealing or use
I do not speak English very well
English is not your first language and you may have difficulties discussing your concerns
There is a pattern to when this happens
There are regular dates and times when it takes place

The person who did this

I think I know who did this
You have details of, or suspect you know who committed the crime
I don't know who did this
You do not have any details of who is involved in this
I don't have a name or description of anyone involved, but I do have other details
You do not have a description or name of people involved, but do have details such as their address, their place of work, their number plate, online details etc.
Someone I know has details about who did this
Someone believes they have information about the person or people who have done this
I don't know who did this
You do not have any details of who is involved in this


There is video footage or photos
There may be CCTV, video or images of the incident or offender
They left something behind
The suspect may have left an item behind
There are verbal or written comments
The suspect said something, left graffiti, or wrote something online or sent emails or messages
I have an ongoing ASB non-crime number
You already have a an ASB crime number related to this or a similar incident
I don’t know if there is any evidence
You are unsure if there is evidence that can help with the investigation


This is affecting my mental or physical health
You would like support following this incident
I want to remain anonymous
You do not want to provide your details
I do not want to go to court
You do not feel comfortable taking part in a trial or hearing
I'm worried that drug issues may happen again
You are worried that this incident may happen again


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