Operation disrupt hits the Moorlands


Operation disrupt, Staffordshire police’s operation to tackle drug crime across the county, was in force across the Moorlands on Monday.

A number of arrests were made during the operation. A 31 year old man was arrested on suspicion possession with intent to supply a class B drug and acquiring criminal property after a vehicle was stopped in Tean.
In Cheadle a 29 year olds was arrested on suspicion of being concerned with the production of a class B drug and an address was searched with large amounts of cannabis and drugs repeated paraphernalia seized by police.

Officers in Leek executed a warrant under the misuse of drugs act at an address on Park Road and recovered a quantity of cannabis and a man has been interviewed.

A number of High visibility patrols were also carried out in Biddulph.
Roads policing teams were also in the area and eight motorists were reported for speeding and several others reported for motoring offences.
Chief inspector Mark Thorley said
“Great work in response to issues raised by our community and from the intelligence gathering we undertake every day.
Our work to ensure the Moorlands remains a safe place in which to live work and visit continues.”