In the middle of the night, two people from Greater Manchester were arrested on suspicion of drug offenses while watching a farmer chase cattle around his farm in the middle of the night.
When officers arrived at the scene, they found two people in a car on a track lane.
A search of the car allegedly turned up cannabis.
An arrest was made and the car was seized.
The driver was arrested on suspicion of drug trafficking, Cheshire Live reports, and the two men were also arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply.
The Cheshire Police Rural Crime Team posted on Facebook: “We are out now and in Pot Shrigley, I have just arrested two men from the Greater Manchester area, for possession of cannabis, with intent to supply and Providing a positive drug wipe for one of them (the driver).
“It simply came to our notice then that a farmer in his field reported running after his cattle.
“When we arrived, the car landed on the single track road and came face to face with us. Bad time for them, but not as bad as their decision.
“They are in custody and their car has been seized for use in crime.
“One of the elders thanked the Maxfield police officers who came to help us with the search.
“It is really important that we support our remote rural communities as one or two people have been arrested in connection with this suspicious incident and our rural roads are safe.
“Other vehicles in the area also dispersed rapidly, but most were from large areas of Manchester.”