Man charged with drugs offences after being stopped in Derbyshire town
A man has been charged with drugs offences after being stopped in a Derbyshire town.
A 23-year-old man and an 18-year-old man were arrested on John Street, Ilkeston, at around 12.30pm on November 11.
Suspected heroin and crack cocaine were recovered.
The 23-year-old man, who is from the Nottingham area, was questioned and later charged with one count of possession with intent to supply a Class A drug, and two counts of being concerned in the supply of Class A drugs.
He appeared before magistrates in Derby on November 13 and the case was passed to Nottingham Crown Court for a hearing which is expected to take place in December.
The 18-year-old, also from the Nottingham area, has been released under investigation while enquiries continue.
Sergeant Matt Edwards, of Derbyshire Constabulary, said: “We are committed to tackling drug-related crime and proactive patrols are regularly carried out as they play an important role in keeping our area safe.”