Drug ACCusED in thE DoCk
A number of people have appeared in court charged with drug offences after a series of raids across the city. The raids t ook place on Wednesday last week, with 10 people being arrested by police.
Searches took place i n Bishops Road, Star Road, Padholme Road, Gransley Rise, Lombardy Drive, Newark Avenue, Heyford Close, Havelock Drive and Coronation Avenue, as well as at a garage in Fengate and at City Motors in New Road.
Afurtherraidtookplaceon Friday in Tirrington, Bretton, wherecashanddrugswererecovered, but no arrests were made.
On Thursday Michael Flash,(34), ofLombardyDrive, Kevin Overall, (46), of GransleyRise, ImranQureshi,(29) of Bishops Road, Darren Chambers, (45), of Heyford Close, and Stephen Marriott, (39), of Thorolds Way, Castor all appeared at Cambridge Magistrates’ Court charged with conspiracy to supply Class A drugs.
They were remanded in custodytoappearatPeterboroughCrownCourtonSeptember 19.
Ijlaal Saeed, (25), of Newark Avenue and Avlvis Sturmanis, (34), of Star Road were also charged with conspiracy to supply class A drugs, and were given bail.
Vickram Virdee, (28), of Tirrington was charged with possession with intent to supply aClassAdrug, whileAbdul Khan, (35), of Rokesby Place, Wembley, was charged with possession with intent to supply a Class A drug. They were remanded to appear at PeterboroughCrownCourtonSeptember 19.
Three people arrested on conspiracy to supply controlled Class A drugs have also been bailed.
A35-year-old womananda 59-year-old have been bailed until September 30, and a 30-year- old man has been bailed until November 1.
Police carrying out the raids