Arrests under the Psychoactive Substances Act 2016

Mark Wilding made this Freedom of Information request to North Yorkshire Police as part of a batch sent to 48 authorities

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Dear North Yorkshire Police,

Please provide the number of arrests made under the Psychoactive Substances Act since May 2016, broken down by month and by the offence suspected of being committed. This information should be available by conducting a search of the NSPIS for CJS codes that begin with ‘PS160’.

Please also provide the number of these arrests where nitrous oxide was the substance in question. This information should be available by searching the above records for the following terms:

Laughing gas
Nitrous oxide
NOS
NO2
Canisters
Gas canisters
Balloons

Please provide the requested data in Excel format.

Yours faithfully,

Mark Wilding

Civil Disclosure, North Yorkshire Police

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Dear North Yorkshire Police,

Please note the 20 working day time limit for compliance with this request has now passed. Can you please provide an update?

Yours faithfully,

Mark Wilding

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Civil Disclosure, North Yorkshire Police

Good afternoon Mr Wilding

Thank you for your below email.

Please accept our apologies for the delay ion responding to your FOI request. We are waiting for another business area to respond to us. We will ask them for an update and so we can provide a response to you.

Kind regards

Sarah Saunders
Collar Number 4868
Administrative Assistant (Civil Disclosure)
Joint Corporate Legal Services
North Yorkshire Police HQ
Alverton Court
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Northallerton
North Yorkshire
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Williams, Caroline, North Yorkshire Police

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Dear Mr Wilding,

 

Please find attached a reply to your Freedom of Information request
0028.2018-19.

 

Regards

 

Caroline Williams

Legal Officer (Civil Disclosure)

Collar Number 5982

Joint Corporate Legal Services

North Yorkshire Police HQ

Alverton Court

Crosby Road

Northallerton

North Yorkshire

DL6 1BF

 

DX68810 Northallerton 2

 

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If using my collar number, please state each number individually.

 

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Dear Ms. Williams,

Thank you for your response.

Yours sincerely,

Mark Wilding