Seven people arrested as part of drugs operation in New Mills

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Seven people have been arrested in New Mills as part of a targeted police drugs operation.

At 12.30pm on October 28, officers executed a warrant at a property on High Street and four people, including a 40-year-old woman and three men, aged 39, 44 and 47, were arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of controlled drugs.

Officers then received intelligence to suggest that further suspects were believed to be concerned with drugs offences.

Suspected Class A drugs were found after officers carried out a stop search on a woman on Torr Top Street and a 33-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of being in possession of a controlled substance.

Officers also stopped a vehicle on Hague Bar Road in connection with the warrant, and discovered suspected Class A drug and drugs paraphernalia in the vehicle. A 43-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of being in possession of a controlled substance.

All suspects have since been bailed pending further investigations.

On October 23, police executed a search warrant at a property on Hague Bar where they discovered around 40 suspected cannabis plants. A 24-year-old man was arrested and later bailed pending further inquiries.

Section Inspector Barry Doyle from the Buxton North policing teams said: “These warrants are part of a targeted operation to crackdown on drugs offences in our communities and it is my intention to take a zero intolerance approach to those involved with this type of behaviour.”