Darley Dale man charged with drugs offences

Generic Police tape. crime scene.
Generic Police tape. crime scene.

Police in Matlock have charged one man and arrested two others on suspicion of drugs offences following warrants in the area.

At around 7.25am on Thursday, September 18, police executed search warrants at properties on Lime Grove Walk in Matlock and School Close in Darley Dale in connection with suspected drugs activity.

Officers discovered items including a quantity of suspected class A and class B substances, cash and drugs paraphernalia during the warrants.

Alex Braund, 20, of School Close, Darley Dale, has been charged with possession of class A and B controlled drugs with intent to supply. He is due to appear before magistrates at a later date.

Two men, both aged 18, were arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of controlled drugs and have since been bailed pending further enquiries.

Do you have any information about drugs-related activity in your neighbourhood? If so, call Derbyshire police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

If you would like some support to help address a drug problem, contact the North Derbyshire Community Drug Team on 0300 123 1201.

For help and support if you are affected by someone else’s drug use contact the SPODA support line on 0845 600 3320 or visit the website at www.spoda.co.uk.