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Man arrested for drugs offences after car is stopped in New Mills

Alert message sent 14/05/2020 16:34:00

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A man has been arrested for drugs offences after our officers stopped a car in New Mills.

At around 11.45am yesterday, Wednesday 13 May, a Honda Civic was pulled over by officers on patrol on Mellor, and they carried out a search.

A search was carried out and what is believed to be a quantity of Heroin was discovered.

The 20 year old, from Manchester, was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply drugs, affray and driving offences. He was questioned by officers and was released on police bail while inquiries continue.

Inspector Dave Parker, who is in charge of policing in the High Peak, said: “Despite the current circumstances we live in with the Covid-19 pandemic, we continue to work hard to target drug misuse in the High Peak area and keep our communities safe.

“If you have any information about drug related activity in your neighbourhood please report it to us. We take reports very seriously and will follow up on any information we receive.”

If you have information about drug use in your community you can contact us on one of the following options:
  • Facebook – send us a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary
  • Twitter – direct message our contact centre on @DerPolContact
  • Website – complete the online contact form
  • Phone – call us on 101.
You can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, or online through the Crimestoppers website,

Do you, or someone you know, have problems with alcohol or drugs and are finding that this is causing you problems?

If so, the Derbyshire Recovery Partnership (DRP) can offer you free and confidential tailored support, to help you gain control and build positive relationships. Call 0845 308 4010, or 01246 206514 from a mobile, or email
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