Seven arrested in Buxton raid

Police conduct a drugs raid on a property on Alma Street, Fairfield.
Police conduct a drugs raid on a property on Alma Street, Fairfield.

Seven people were arrested in a drugs raid in Fairfield on Monday.

Officers found suspected class A and class B drugs, along with property that is believed to be stolen, during the operation which took place at around 8am at an address on Alma Street.

Five men, aged between 22 and 44, and two women, aged 28 and 32, were taken into custody and later released on bail pending further enquiries.

One of the men, Michael Milligan, 44, of Alma Street, appeared at North East Derbyshire and Dales Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday and pleaded guilty to handling stolen goods.

Around 20 officers from Derbyshire Police executed the search warrant including members from Buxton and Fairfield Safer Neighbourhood Team, the dog section and the uniformed task force.

Police are appealing to anyone with any information about suspicious activity at the property to contact them.

Anyone with information should contact PC Steve Blore and PCSO Patrick Haley on 101.