Ipswich - Man charged after large cannabis find
Police have arrested and charged a man after a large seizure of cannabis in Ipswich.
Officers from the Serious Crime Disruption Team along with officers from Op Sentinel team conducted a warrant at a property on Pearson’s Way in the Copdock area on Monday 16 August.
Around six kilogrammes of suspected cannabis, with a street value £48,000 was recovered. Two males were arrested at the property – a 39 year old male and a 56 year old male and both were taken to Marltesham Police Investigation Centre for questioning.
The 39 year old male was released under investigation pending further enquiries. 56 year old Robert Daly of Pearson’s Way of Copdock was charged with possession with intent to supply cannabis. He appeared before Ipswich Magistrates Court on Tuesday 17 August and was further remanded to next appear at Ipswich Crown Court on a date to be confirmed.
The SCDT core aim is to disrupt serious and organised gangs whose criminal activity focuses on issues such as drug supply and harmful personal acquisitive crime such as robbery/burglary. The team develop the relevant information and intelligence, conduct enforcement activity and then provide an officer who will build the case and see the investigation through to trial.
The Sentinel team provides enhanced coverage of Suffolk’s road network to proactively disrupt serious and organised criminal activity as well as increasing police visibility. The mobile unit disrupts criminals and protect communities across Suffolk’s road network using a variety of techniques to deal with offenders involved in the highest criminal threats proactively, firmly and securing prosecutions
If you suspect drug dealing is taking place in your area or see anything suspicious or out of place, please tell us. You don’t have to be certain, just concerned. Call police on 101, or alternatively you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers to report anonymously – either online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org or by calling 0800 555 111.