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Eight people arrested following police drug strike in Glossop

Posted on 8th May 2014

Eight people have been arrested for suspected drugs offences following targeted police action in Glossop. 

Three men were arrested on Saturday, April 26 after being seen acting suspiciously outside a property on Matlock Bank, Glossop.

Officers were carrying out patrols in the area at around 4.45pm when two men were allegedly seen to deposit a small bag of suspected drugs.

When the bag was retrieved by patrolling officers, one man fled the scene in a vehicle and the other was detained by police.

A 28-year-old man was arrested at the time of the alleged offence and a 22-year-old and a 31-year-old man handed themselves in to police later that day at Buxton police station.

On Wednesday, April 23, a Skoda Octavia was stopped by police on Shrewsbury Street in Glossop at around 3pm and suspected cannabis was found inside the vehicle.

A 25-year-old woman and a 21-year-old man, who were inside the vehicle at the time of the incident, were arrested on suspicion of possessing cannabis.

Police then carried out a warrant at an address on Shrewsbury Street and discovered suspected ketamine and cannabis. Cash was also recovered at the property.

The 25-year-old woman was further arrested on suspicion of possessing ketamine and the man on suspicion of possessing cannabis with intent to supply.

A 17-year-old boy was also arrested at the address on suspicion of possession of cannabis.

At around 12.45pm on Friday, April 11, police attended a property on Alder Close in Hadfield following reports from members of the public of suspected drug activity.

As officers attended the address, two men in a silver Vauxhall made an attempt to drive off the road, before leaving the vehicle and making off on foot. They were later arrested.

Officers retrieved a jacket containing cash and a parcel of suspected class A drugs. Two men, aged 24 and 20, were arrested on suspicion of possessing class A drugs with intent to supply. They have both been bailed pending further inquiries.

To report suspected drugs activity in your area contact police on the non-emergency number 101. To report a crime anonymously call Crimestoppers on 0800 111 555.

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