PUBLISHED: 19:19, Wed, Sep 11, 2019 | UPDATED: 19:27, Wed, Sep 11, 2019
For the past couple of weeks Emmerdale fans have seen Charity Dingle (played by Emma Atkins) on the war path as she searches for a group of kids dealing drugs.
The Woolpack landlady is certain there are youngsters stirring trouble after she smelled weed in the village.
She has insisted to councillor Nicola King (Nichola Wheeler) to tackle the problem before the issue of drugs becomes uncontrollable in the sleepy village.
While the residents’ anger builds over the fear of kids taking drugs in the village, viewers know it is actually Doug Potts smoking spliffs.
Doug has been self-medicating with the weed planted by Gerry Roberts (Shaun Thomas) before his untimely death last year.
He discovered the patch along with Liv Flaherty (Isobel Steele) and has been using it to help with his back pain.
The residents of Emmerdale and his partner Brenda are completely unaware of his habit but tonight’s episode hinted Eric Pollard (Chris Chittell) was close to discovering the truth.
He found Doug passed out sleeping after smoking weed and began to probe him about the kids he said he’d spotted causing trouble.
Doug’s lie about the troublemaking youths seems to be catching up to him and once Eric uncovers the truth, his secret