- Police found loads of cocaine at a local tennis club last week
- Four members of the tennis commitee are facing long prison sentences following this high-profile police raid
- The incident serves as the latest bust of a tennis club acting as a drug depot
Police raided an unassuming tennis club in England last week and found more than 2 tonnes of cocaine and over one million dollars in cash in the latest raid on tennis clubs doubling as drug depots.
Four members of the tennis committee are now facing drug distribution and money laundering charges following the high-profile raid of Long Mumbles Tennis Club, which happened last week and police claim it is linked to a far-reaching drug network operating from local tennis clubs across England (but not Scotland).
Police confiscated very big boxes of cocaine from the store-room at the tennis club, plus enormous amounts of cash includes dollars, British pounds, euros and some vietnamese dongs.
It is likely that more criminal charges are likely to follow for the four members of Long Mumbles tennis committee – who are currently out on bail, but have had to surrender their passports and tennis racquets to the authorities.
This drugs raid is just the latest in a series of busts of tennis club acting as a front for criminal enterprises, with the raid on Long Mumbles tennis club being the biggest to date.
Members at Long Mumbles tennis club said undercover police officers had been staking out the tennis club for days prior to the raid, by turning up and playing in the Saturday and Wednesday tennis social events.
Not only did the police discover large amounts of cocaine, ecstasy, meth, and fentanyl at the tennis club – they also recovered a stolen vehicle, four shotguns, and a skateboard.
The four members of the tennis committee arrested at the Long Mumbles tennis club have yet to be identified, and reportedly tried to run away as police raided the tennis club.
World Tennis Federation also reported that all four members of the tennis committee were given bail 3 days ago, despite facing criminal charges for distribution and manufacturing of banned drugs that could see them go away to prison for a jolly long time. Plus, also losing their membership of Long Mumbles tennis club.
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