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Two arrested for drugs offences following search at a property in Pilsley

Posted on 14th August 2018

A man and a woman have been arrested by officers following a drug search at a property in Pilsley.

Officers from the local Safer Neighbourhood policing teams and Operational Support carried out the warrant on Broom Avenue on Friday, August 10.

They discovered suspected drugs, drug related items and cash which have been seized.

A 39 year old man and a 38 year old woman from Pilsley were arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply drugs.

They were questioned and later released under investigation pending further enquiries.

One other man has also been voluntarily interviewed by officers but has not been arrested at this time.

PC Steve Sweet of the North Wingfield, Pilsley, Stonebroom and Shirland Safer Neighbourhood Policing Team said: “We take reports of illegal drug activity seriously and we will always look to develop any information we receive and investigate further if appropriate.

“I would like to thank members of the local community for their support and I would ask that residents contact us if they see any suspicious activity in their neighbourhood as it can really help us to target crime and anti-social behaviour, and keep our area safe.”

If you have information about drug use in your community you can contact us on one of the following options:

You can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, or online through the Crimestoppers website, www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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 info@derbyshirerecoverypartnership.co.uk.

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