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Police spot drug deal take place in The Meadows

A man is due to appear in court after police observed a suspected drug deal taking place in an alleyway.

Officers on patrol in Houseman Gardens, The Meadows, stopped and searched a suspect at around 1.40 pm on Friday (15 September) after they watched him meet with two other men in the street.

A large number of wraps of heroin and cocaine, as well as cannabis, cash and two mobile phones, were recovered when officers carried out the search.

Thirty-five-year-old Adam Ward, of no fixed abode, has been charged with possession with intent to supply Class A drugs and possession of a Class B drug. He is due to appear at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court today (Monday).

Inspector Steve Dalby, neighbourhood policing inspector for City South, said: “Drugs continue to cause huge problems within communities and our stop and search powers remain a vital tool in proactively taking action against suspected dealers.

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“It is always good news when we can seize drugs, take them out of circulation and destroy them.

“I am pleased we have charged a suspect and placed him before the court at the earliest opportunity.”

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