Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Dopey Dealer Leaves His ID with Drugs in Hotel Room

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Dopey Dealer Leaves His ID with Drugs in Hotel Room

Article excerpt

POLICE humiliated a drug dealer who left a large stash of drugs in a hotel room - as well as his ID.

Officers seized the drugs - believed to be cocaine - after they were alerted by hotel staff.

And they quickly posted an image of the seizure online, complete with an open letter to the drug dealer concerned.

Officers manning the GMP Middleton Twitter account posted: "Dear Mr Drug Dealer, Next time you leave your hotel room in a hurry don't leave your drugs behind.

"We've got your bags and ID too.

See you soon."

The post was re-tweeted 5,800 times and prompted much mirth from followers of the account.

When salfordsmith61 sarcastically suggested the stash could have been for personal consumption - and hence not drug dealing - GMP Mid-dleton quickly fired back: "Only if you have a nose the size of Pinocchio. …

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