Man charged with drugs offences after police chase through Chesterfield

Police have charged a man with driving and drugs offences after a police chase though Chesterfield.

Monday, 10th April 2017, 10:27 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 8:30 pm

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 allegedly failed to stop his vehicle for police officers on Derby Road, Tupton, on Wednesday, April 5.

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Richard Hardy, of Wren Park Close in Grassmooor, allegedly 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 on Friday, April 7.

He is due to appear at Derby Crown Court on May 5 for sentencing. He was remanded in custody.