RIPLEY: Arrests made after drugs search

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Three people have been arrested on suspicion of drugs offences in Ripley.

At around 1pm on Thursday, August 29, plain clothes police officers saw a man acting suspiciously in the town centre. Officers approached the 29-year-old man who was seen to drop something down a drain. He was arrested on suspicion of supplying Class A drugs.

A search was then carried out at a house on Park Road, Ripley, and further suspected drugs were found.

Two people who were at the house, a 20-year-old man and a woman aged 30, were arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class A drugs. All three have been released on bail pending further inquiries.