Man charged with intent to supply crack-cocaine and heroin after stop-and-search
A man has been charged with intent to supply crack-cocaine and heroin following a successful stop-and-search by a specialised drugs team.
Steven Parkinson, 38, of Commercial Road, in Lowestoft, has been charged on two counts; possession with intent to supply crack-cocaine and possession with intent to supply heroin.
On Thursday, February 1, Suffolk Constabulary's Scorpion Team arrested Parkinson in Lowestoft after a 'positive use of stop search'.
Parkinson appeared in court the following day where he was released on bail.
He will appear before Ipswich Crown Court on March 2.
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The Scorpion Team is a specialised group of highly-skilled and experienced public order officers with training in searches, surveillance and drugs identification.
Since its formation in 2015 the team has been prioritising a mass crackdown on drugs trafficking, as well as working to combat child sex offences, deny criminal used of the roads and make prisons safer places.
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