Man arrested on suspicion of intent to supply drugs in Padiham

A man has been arrested in Padiham on suspicion of selling Class A drugs.

Police have been carrying out a series of patrols in Padiham
Police have been carrying out a series of patrols in Padiham

The man was arrested in the Stockbridge Road area last night.

Early indications suggest the value of the drugs to be in the region of £2,000.

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The arrest came as part of a series of patrols in the town which also saw a man arrested in Padiham Road after being more than double the drink-drive limit.

In other incidents, a lock knife was seized by officers, a vehicle was found to have no insurance and the driver no licence, and cannabis was taken from two youths.

PC Chris McKee said: “All this while being out and about in your community, gathering Intel, patrolling hotspot areas and disrupting criminal activity.

“If you have any concerns or information regarding issues in Padiham then please get in touch via the following methods - [email protected] or 07811849898.”