Ipswich - Two men charged in connection with drug offences
Two men are due in court today charged with drug offences in Ipswich.
At approximately 1:30pm on Wednesday 23 June, police had cause to conduct a search of a blue Kia Ceed under Section 23 of the Misuse of Drugs Act, which was parked on Kelly Road with three males sat inside.
During the search officers from the Sentinel team recovered a substantial quantity of cocaine that has an estimated street value of more than £1,500, mobile phones and a quantity of cash.
Police arrested the driver and his front seat passenger and took them to Martlesham Police Investigation Centre for questioning. The back-seat passenger was not arrested.
44-year-old Petko Petrov and 20-year-old Bozhidar Petrov, both of no fixed abode, were subsequently charged with possession of class A drugs, namely cocaine, with intent to supply.
Both men were remanded in custody to appear before Ipswich Magistrates Court today, Friday 25 June.