Police kept busy with large number of arrests in Stone

Eleven arrests have been made over the course of a week in Stone.


The arrests included people being detained for suspected theft and handling and possession of drugs.

Six arrests took place on September 29 at locations across Stone, with an 18-year-old being arrest on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of class A drugs and two men being arrested for breaking into a car.

Other arrests saw a 39-year-old man arrested on suspicion of stealing a bike and a 40-year-old man and 35-year-old man arrested for handling stolen goods.

Three people were arrested for various offences on October 1 and a 38-year-old man was arrested on October 2 on suspicion of theft of a television.

Finally, a 20-year-old man was arrested in Mount Street and charged with breaching his criminal behaviour order not to enter Stone town centre.

Chief Inspector Giles Parsons, area commander for Stafford Neighbourhood Policing Team, spoke about the work his officers had done over a busy week.

He said: "It’s been a busy week and officers have delivered some great results, with arrests for suspected theft, handling, drugs possession and carrying weapons.

"We really appreciate the support we get from people in Stone, but I’m asking people to report crime to us first.

"We want to ensure that people stay safe, so please share information with us, let us make the arrests and, with your help, we’ll bring suspected offenders before the courts."

Anyone with information can contact Staffordshire Police via social media or 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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