TWO men have been arrested and a further nine have been searched during a week-long crackdown on drugs in Ashbourne.
The campaign, which started on Monday, March 4, culminated in a specially-trained passive drugs detection diog visiting pubs in Ashbourne town centre on Friday night.
On Monday, March 4, a man aged 18 was arrested on suspicion of possessing a class B drug and has been bailed pending further inquiries.
A 27-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday, March 5 on the same charge after the van he was driving was stopped by officers as part of the operation.
Nine people were searched at various pubs in the town centre on Friday night.
Sergeant Denis Murphy helped run the operation. He said: “The operation was aimed at protecting the community and showing that Derbyshire Constabulary has a zero-tolerance when it comes to drugs-related offences.”