Man arrested after drug raid

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A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of cultivating cannabis after police raided his home in a crackdown on drugs in Chesterfield.

Officers from the Holmebrook and Rother Safer Neighbourhood Team raided the house on St Augustine’s Mount after a tip-off that cannabis was being grown there.

A total of 12 plants were found. The 33-year-old arrested over the discovery has been bailed pending further enquiries.

PC Simon Cartwright, of Derbyshire Police, said: “We are determined to stamp out drug use in our communities

“Information passed to us will be treated in confidence.”

Anyone with information about drug use should call the police on 101 or Crimestoppers: 0800 555111.