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.

By Dominic Collis
Tuesday, 25th January 2022, 10:19 am
Updated Tuesday, 25th January 2022, 10:20 am

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.

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

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Police arrested the man at a house in Nelson

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