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Man charged with several offences following a police pursuit through Chesterfield

Posted on 7th April 2017

Our officers arrested and charged a man with numerous offences including possession of a Class A drug with intent to supply, dangerous driving, disqualified driving, no insurance and possession of a sharp pointed article in a public place after he failed to stop his vehicle for police officers on Derby Road, Tupton, on Wednesday, April 5.

Richard Hardy of Wren Park Close in Grassmore continued driving his Renault Megane convertible through North Wingfield, Grassmoor and Wingerworth before coming to a stop in Grangewood after crashing into a police car.

The 43 year-old appeared at Chesterfield Justice Centre this morning (Friday, April 7) and is due to appear at Derby Crown Court on May 5 for sentencing. He was remanded in custody.

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