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Large quantity of Class A drugs discovered in M1 car stop

Police recovered a large quantity of suspected Class A drugs after pulling over a car on the M1.

Officers stopped the vehicle at Trowell Services at around 5.50pm on Friday afternoon after becoming suspicious.

Inside they found a significant quantity of cash, and a large amount of cocaine and heroin.

The car was seized and investigations are ongoing.

Tanveer Khan, aged 34, has been charged with two counts of possessing Class A drugs with intent to supply and possessing criminal property.

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Khan, of Highfield Place, Bradford, has been remanded in custody and is due to appear at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court today (Monday).

Detective Constable Chris Archer, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “This was a great bit of work by the officers involved.

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“Their actions led to the recovery of a very large amount of Class A drugs and I am pleased we have now been able to charge a suspect. Our investigation will now continue.”

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