Police seize drugs, knife and 'suspicious brownies' from Derby lockdown breachers who drove to Buxton 'for a McDonald's'

Police seized drugs, a knife and 'suspicious brownies' from two Derby lockdown breachers who told officers they had driven over 34 miles to Buxton ‘for a McDonald’s’.

By Sophie Wills
Tuesday, 23rd February 2021, 12:24 pm

Officers from Buxton SNT carried out a stop search on a vehicle which was spotted on Bakewell Road last night.

They said: “They had come from Derby for a 'McDonald's' apparently. Didn't know we had a McDonald's in Buxton, but who knew?

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Police seized cannabis, a knife and other drugs paraphernalia from the pair.

“Anyway, the vehicle was stopped and a positive search was done finding approximately five ounces of cannabis, suspicious brownies a stanley knife, weighing scales and further drug paraphernalia.

"Two were locked up for being concerned in the supply of cannabis and a lot of disappointed customers waiting for their baked goods in Buxton."

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