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One man charged and two arrested as officers crackdown on drug activity in Matlock

Posted on 24th September 2014

Police in Matlock have charged one man and arrested two others on suspicion of drugs offences following warrants in the area.

At around 7.25am on Thursday, September 18, police executed search warrants at properties on Lime Grove Walk in Matlock and School Close in Darley Dale in connection with suspected drugs activity.

Officers discovered items including a quantity of suspected class A and class B substances, cash and drugs paraphernalia during the warrants.

Alex Braund (20) of School Close, Darley Dale has been charged with possession of class A and B controlled drugs with intent to supply. He is due to appear at Derby Crown Court on Friday, October 3.

Two men, both aged 18, were arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of controlled drugs and have since been bailed pending further inquiries.

Do you have any information about drugs-related activity in your neighbourhood? If so, call Derbyshire police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

If you would like some support to help address a drug problem, contact the North Derbyshire Community Drug Team on 0300 123 1201.

For help and support if you are affected by someone else’s drug use contact the SPODA support line on 0845 600 3320 or visit the website at www.spoda.co.uk.

Do you need a quick answer to a general question? Then we recommend you visit the national Ask The Police web site.