Three arrests after drugs parcels thrown into prison yard

Two men and a woman have been arrested after drug packages were thrown into the exercise yard at Forest Bank prison in Salford

A RESPONSE officer in the area around 1pm on Sunday, December 6, surveyed the grounds for around an hour before following a “suspicious blue Ford Fiesta” with three people in dark clothing inside.

Two men – aged 29 and 21 – and a 22-year-old woman were arrested on suspicion of possession of controlled drugs and the conveyance of items.

They remain in custody for questioning.
A quantity of class B drugs was recovered from the prison grounds and the Ford has been taken for further examination.

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Tara Rippin

Tara Rippin is a reporter for Spain’s largest English-speaking newspaper, Euro Weekly News, and is responsible for the Costa Blanca region.
She has been in journalism for more than 20 years, having worked for local newspapers in the Midlands, UK, before relocating to Spain in 1990.
Since arriving, the mother-of-one has made her home on the Costa Blanca, while spending 18 months at the EWN head office in Fuengirola on the Costa del Sol.
She loves being part of a community that has a wonderful expat and Spanish mix, and strives to bring the latest and most relevant news to EWN’s loyal and valued readers.

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