Man and woman arrested after early morning drugs raid in Derbyshire

Two people have been arrested after police carried out a drugs raid in Dronfield today (March 11).

Thursday, 11th March 2021, 2:55 pm
Updated Friday, 12th March 2021, 10:16 am

Officers from the Dronfield Safer Neighbourhood Team raided a house in Bowshaw earlier this morning with a search warrant issued under the Misuse of Drugs Act.

A 42-year-old man and a 32-year-old woman were arrested at the scene in connection with drug offences.

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Police executed the drugs warrant at a property in Bowshaw, Dronfield, on Thursday (picture: Dronfield Safer Neighbourhood Team)

Posting on Facebook, Dronfield SNT thanked their colleagues from Derbyshire Police for helping to execute the warrant successfully.

They said: “We thank our colleagues from the uniform task force, dog unit and our partner safer neighbourhoood teams in successfully tackling this one.

“This is an example of team work at its finest. It genuinely highlights how we really rely on community intelligence to put a stop to drug production and use/dealings of drugs.

“We will continue to act on all information that is passed to us and I would urge anyone who is concerned about drug production or dealing in their area to contact us in confidence.

Police executed the drugs warrant at a property in Bowshaw, Dronfield, on Thursday (picture: Dronfield Safer Neighbourhood Team)

“We will not tolerate this in our area and will act on intelligence given.”

Derbyshire Police confirmed that enquiries are continuing this afternoon.

Anyone with information about drug production or dealing in their area is asked to contact the force using any of the below methods.

Facebook – send a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary

Police executed the drugs warrant at a property in Bowshaw, Dronfield, on Thursday (picture: Dronfield Safer Neighbourhood Team)

Twitter – direct message our contact centre on @DerPolContact

Website – complete the online contact form derbyshire.police.uk/Contact-Us.

Phone – Call 101 or report anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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