Man charged with 20 drugs, fraud and firearms offences

Posted on 31st March 2015

A 60-year-old man has been charged with 20 offences including drug production, possessing firearms and fraud.

Alan Yeomans was arrested after police executed warrants at a house in Rodsley Lane, Yeaveley, Ashbourne, in 2013.

He has now been charged with producing cannabis and possession with intent to supply the class B drug, abstracting electricity, and illegal possession of firearms.

He was also charged with four bankruptcy offences under the Insolvency Act; three offences under the Perjury Act; five offences under the Company Director’s Disqualification Act; three Companies Act offences; and one charge of money laundering.

Yeomans is one of three people charged after the warrants were carried out in October 2013.

Anneka Yeomans, of Park Lane, Allestree, was charged with two offences under the Accessories and Abettors Act.

These relate to the 29-year-old allegedly aiding and abetting a disqualified director in the running of two companies in Ashbourne.

Brett Clarke, 43, of Park Grove, Derby, was charged with fraud under the Companies Act, and money laundering.

All three were arrested as part of a joint operation between Derbyshire Constabulary and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.

Warrants were carried out at business and residential premises in Yeaveley, Derby and Ashbourne.

They are due to appear at High Peak Magistrates’ Court in Buxton on April 29.

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