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Man, 20, arrested in New Mills for drugs offences

A 20-year-old man has been arrested for drugs offences after police stopped a car in New Mills.

At around 11.45am yesterday (Wednesday), a Honda Civic was pulled over by officers on patrol on Mellor Road. 

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

The man, from Manchester, was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply drugs, affray and driving offences.

He was questioned by officers and released on police bail while enquiries 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." 

Anyone who has any information about drug use in their community is asked to get in touch with the police via the following methods:

• Facebook – send a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary
• Twitter – direct message the contact centre on @DerPolContact
• Website – complete the online contact form www.derbyshire.police.uk/Contact-Us.
• Phone – call 101.

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

Anyone who has problems with alcohol or drugs and are finding that this is causing them problems can get free and confidential tailored support from the Derbyshire Recovery Partnership (DRP) to help them 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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