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Man fled police over drugs search

March 20, 2017 . 12:00 am

A Douglas man who fled from police after they attempted to search him for drugs will be sentenced next month.

31-year-old Daniel Brian Corlett, of Broadway, ran away from officers on Lord Street in the early hours of February 1st.

They believed he was under the influence of drugs – he ended up on the roof of a nearby property, when he came down a cup which he’d been holding was retrieved which contained cocaine.

At Douglas Courthouse last week Corlett pleaded guilty to unlawful possession of the Class A substance and obstructing a drug search.

Social enquiry reports have been requested before he’s sentenced on April 27th – he’s been bailed in the meantime.

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