Police arrest suspected drug dealer in chance encounter

Police arrested in a man in Nelson yesterday on suspicion of dealing drugs as they were looking into the whereabouts of another individual.

The 52-year old man from Nelson was arrested for possession with intent to supply following the find of a controlled class C drug at a property on Wood Street, Nelson.

While making enquiries on the whereabouts of another individual, the Pendle Task Force found a number of snap bags of cannabis, further larger bags of crop to be sold on, along with drug paraphernalia at the house which were seized as evidence.

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The man has since been released under investigation, but if you have information which could help police please report online at www.Lancashire.police.uk

Police arrested the man at a house in NelsonPolice arrested the man at a house in Nelson
Police arrested the man at a house in Nelson

If you want to submit info, but want to do it anonymously, you can do so via independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.