Suspected cannabis plants found during drugs search at Eckington home

A man has been questioned by officers following a drug search at a property in Eckington.

Monday, 18th December 2017, 10:31 am
Updated Monday, 18th December 2017, 10:35 am
Police attended the incident which happened between Haydock and Ashton

Officers from the Eckington Safer Neighbourhood Policing Team carried out the warrant on Friday, December 8, at Cedar Close.

A number of suspected Cannabis plants were discovered.

The 34-year-old man, who is from the Eckington area, has been released pending further enquiries.

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PC Niall Kendellen said: “We will always investigate any information we receive from the community and take action when necessary.

“If you have any information about drug misuse in your neighbourhood then please contact us.”

If you have information about drug use in your community call Derbyshire police on 101 or online through the Contact Us page of the website,

You can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, or online through the Crimestoppers website,

Do you, or someone you know, have problems with alcohol or drugs and are finding that this is causing you problems?

If so, the Derbyshire Recovery Partnership (DRP) can offer you free and confidential tailored support, to help you gain control and build positive relationships. Call 0845 308 4010, or 01246 206514 from a mobile, or email [email protected]