Police in Wagon have arrested three people on suspicion of drug trafficking after they accidentally drove a motorcycle.
Officers in plain clothes were patrolling in the middle of Layyah on the evening of July 9 when they saw a black motorcycle driving dangerously.
After he escaped, officers managed to catch the rider, and he and two others were found near Silver Citroen C4 on Plot Street.
The three were arrested along with the car and searched, and officers believed to be class A drugs were found and two people were arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply.
An investigation into the motorcycle revealed that the vehicle had been stolen from the area earlier this year, so a third person was arrested with the intent to supply, and on suspicion of handling the stolen goods. Was
A post by Lee, Atherton, and PC Powell, a member of the Handley policing team, read: “Last evening, officers were conducting a simple patrol of clothes when they accidentally crossed the motorcycle into Lee Town Center Were driving
“We parked the motorcycle with Citroen shortly after noon on Plot Street, where three men were detained and found under Section 23 of the Drug Abuse Act.
The car was also searched and a suspected Class A drug was recovered and seized, he said.
“An examination of the motorcycle revealed that earlier this year, it was stolen from an address in Leh.
“The investigation is ongoing.”
Anyone concerned with drug use in their area can provide information to the police by contacting 101 or visiting the GMP website.
Alternatively, the independent charity Crime Stoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.