A VEHICLE was stopped by officers in Ruthin yesterday (July 8), after which three men were arrested.

Dafydd Llwyd Hughes, 49, from Ruthin, has since been charged with possession of a bladed article and will appear in court on August 9.

The other two men were arrested for drug-driving and possession of Class B drugs respectively, and have been released under investigation, pending completion of police enquiries.


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District inspector Nathan Harvey, of North Wales Police, said: “This is an example of some excellent proactive work by local officers.

“I would like to thank the community for information that assisted us in making these arrests.

“We take knife crime extremely seriously: making our streets safer and protecting our local communities is a priority.”

A North Wales Police statement added: “If you have any concerns about any criminality in your area, you can contact us via our website, or on 101.

“Alternatively, you can speak to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”