Northampton man wanted on drugs charges arrested in Costa del Sol

County police track 43-year-old who failed to appear in court to location in Malaga

Spanish police arrested a Northampton man wanted on drugs charges
Spanish police arrested a Northampton man wanted on drugs charges

A Northampton man who failed to appear in court on drugs charges has been tracked down and arrested in the Costa del Sol,

Adam Fenton, 43, of Weggs Farm Road, Duston, was charged with Conspiracy to Supply Class A drugs following an incident in November 2019.

Police issued a European arrest warrant after he failed to appear at in court in January and detectives have now tracked him down to a location in Malaga.

Four more people, aged between 24 and 62 have also been arrested by in Spain connection with assisting Fenton’s escape. All four been released under investigation whilst enquiries continue.

Detective Chief Inspector Lee McBride, said: “This arrest was made after some great partnership working between ourselves, the Crown Prosecution Service, the National Crime Agency and the Spanish authorities.”

Fenton will be held in custody by Spanish Authorities until it is safe to return him to the UK when he will appear at Northampton Crown Court.

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