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Police arrest three men following drugs raid

By Burton Mail  |  Posted: February 20, 2013

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THREE men have been arrested following a drugs raid in South Derbyshire.

Derbyshire Police executed the warrant at a house in Soar Close, Hilton, on Friday.

A quantity of Class B drugs and cannabis were recovered from the property.

A 21-year-old man was arrested for possession with intent to supply. A second man, 21, was arrested for possession of a Class B drug.

A 22-year-old man was arrested and later received a formal warning for possession of cannabis.

PC Louise Durham, from the North West Safer Neighbourhood Policing Team, said: “This warrant was executed following intelligence received from the local community.

“We always like to act positively in such cases and we hope this result demonstrates to the local community our resolve to act on their concerns and take action against perpetrators of such activity.

“Drug addiction causes so much misery and harm and has an impact on the quality of life for communities.”

Anyone with information about drugs should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.

Advice issued over potential phone scam

MOBILE phone users are being warned about a cold-calling company trying to get hold of personal information.

The company, known as ‘claims direct’, has been calling people across South Derbyshire and East Staffordshire asking for personal banking details.

Derbyshire and Staffordshire Trading Standards have not received any complaints about the phone number or the company but urge anyone with a problem to contact Consumer Advice on 0845 404 0506.

Anti-terror police issue community warning

ANTI-TERROR police have been visiting Derbyshire advising people on how to spot potential terrorists.

Officers from East Midlands Airport have been at safer neighbourhood meetings in the area, explaining to people how to spot a terrorist and how to report it.

Anyone wishing to give terrorism-related information to the police is urged to call the national anti-terrorism hotline on 0800 789321.

Public asked to attend parish council meeting

THE next meeting of Brizlincote Parish Council is due to take place tomorrow.

It will start at 7pm at Violet Way Academy, in Violet Way.

Items up for discussion will include gritting, pathways and policing matters.

Members of the public are urged to attend.

Bowls club looks for new and old members

THE date of the Rangemore Bowls Club annual general meeting has been announced.

It is scheduled to take place at 7pm on Wednesday, March 6, at Rangemore Club.

More information is available by calling 01283 536498.

New and old members are welcome.

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