Pair arrested outside prison in Lancaster

Lancaster Farms young offenders institution
Lancaster Farms young offenders institution

Drugs dogs patrolling around HMP Lancaster Farms to intercept people attempting to pass items into the prison found a suspicious vehicle.

Lancon Ron found a white Audi in Stone Row Head, Lancaster, with two people inside and PC Greer searched the occupants and the car with Lancon Scooby.

Scooby located several packages that were believed to have contained drugs.

A 20-year-old man and a 26-year-old woman were arrested at the scene for drugs offences and a large quantity of drugs were recovered.

The arrests were at 9am on October 9.

n Frankie Barker, 20, of Ings Lane, Rochdale, was charged with possession of a class B drug with intent to supply and conspiring to bring a list B prohibited article into prison.

Rehana Johnson, 26, of Bradley Smithy Close, Rochdale, was charged with possession of a class B drug with intent to supply and conspiring to bring a list B prohibited article into prison.

Both appeared at Preston Magistrates on October 10.

They were given conditional bail and are due to appear at Preston Crown Court on November 10.