Buxton policing team seize drugs, cash and a car and arrest three people in space of just a few days

Buxton’s Safer Neighbourhood Policing Team have had a busy few days with a number of searches carried out, arrests made and several items seized.

By Louise Cooper
Tuesday, 9th March 2021, 2:56 pm

Posting on Facebook, the team said that accompanied by the Buxton CIT team, they have carried out seven stop searches, arrested two people on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of class A drugs and arrested one person for fraud.

In addition, the team have also carried out three house searches including at a property in Bury, seized one vehicle, and stopped five cars with the vehicle and keeper’s details checked.

Six mobile phones, a bundle of class A drugs, large quantities of cash and drugs paraphernalia have also all been seized.

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Cash, mobile phones and drugs are among the items seized. Photo - Buxton Safer Neighbourhood Team

County lines drugs Crimestoppers signage has been put up around Fairfield Road and Alma, and the team have also carried out visits to multiple addresses with their Integrated Offender manager as well as doing fire safety checks in a number of houses of multiplce occupancy.

Two people have also been reported for breaching coronavirus regulations.

The team said: “We are striving to make Buxton a happier, safer place to live and work. It is a fabulous town, full of history, grandeur and most of all honest lovely residents.

County lines Crimestoppers signs have been put up on Alma Street and Fairfield Road. Photo - Buxton Safer Neighbourhood Team

“We are all lucky to have some sort of connection to it.

“You can play a part in this plan by reporting to us anything you think is suspicious, out of place or just not quite right.

"Call 999 in an emergency or 101 in a non-emergency.”