Posted on 2nd August 2013
Six people were arrested on suspicion of drugs offences during a police operation tackling the trafficking and supply of substances in the Glossop area.
Operation Rodrigo ran for four days and resulted in drugs warrants and road patrols, with numerous cars being stopped and searched.
During the operation, which started on Monday, July 22, two warrants were executed under the Misuse of Drugs Act.
The first, at a property in Bakewell Gardens, Gamesley, took place on the morning of the Monday.
A 25-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possessing the class B controlled drug cannabis, and was issued a cannabis warning.
A warrant was carried out at a house in Riverside Close, Glossop in the early hours of Thursday, July 25.
Officers found a quantity of suspected class A and class B drugs within the property.
Four people – a 37-year-old woman, 35-year-old man and two boys aged 15 and 16 – were arrested on suspicion of possessing controlled drugs with intent to supply.
They have all been bailed pending further enquiries.
Road traffic police who were taking part in the operation stopped and searched a number of vehicles including one in Victoria Street, Glossop on the evening of Tuesday, July 23.
A 22-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possessing a class B drug with intent to supply after white power believed to be MCAT was found on him. He was bailed while enquiries continue.
Inspector Jon Clark, who is in charge of policing in Glossop, said: “Operation Rodrigo aimed to tackle the problem of drugs supply and trafficking in our area.
“The effect drugs have on the community is far-ranging and we want people to call us with any suspicions or concerns they have.
“With the help of the vigilant public, we can continue to tackle the problem head-on.”
To speak to police, call 101 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111. In an emergency, always call 999.