Two arrested after suspected drugs found

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A MAN and a woman have been arrested after police stopped a car they were travelling in at Tansley and found suspected drugs.

Police stopped the vehicle, a Vauxhall Corsa, on Nottingham Road at around 10.30pm on Friday, March 23.

A small amount of what is believed to be heroin and a knife was found after the pair and the vehicle were searched.

The 30 year old woman from Cromford and the 29 year old man from Matlock were arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply a Class A drug.

They were questioned at Buxton police station and were both later bailed pending further enquiries.

Sgt. Nick Reason, who is in charge of the Safer Neighbourhood policing teams in the area said: “Drug related activity can be harmful to the community and we would encourage anyone with information about the misuse of illegal substances in their area to contact us.”

Anyone with information about drug use should contact Derbyshire police on 101, the non-emergency number, or alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.