Charges brought following drug related arrests

Posted on 6th October 2017
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Two men have been charged with drug offences following arrests by our proactive unit in Derby on Wednesday, October 5.

Connor Keely and Kye Ratcliffe, both 19, have been charged with possession with intent to supply a Class A and Class B drug, money laundering and being concerned in the supply of drugs. 

During the search of the address on Friar Gate Court, a significant quantity of Class A and Class B drugs were recovered along with cash, drug paraphernalia and a money counting machine.

Ratcliffe, of Friar Gate Court, was released under investigation. Keely, of the same address, has been remanded in custody.

Detective Sergeant Scott McDermott, from our pro-active unit based at St Mary’s Wharf Police Station, said: “We are pleased to have been able to charge these two men with drug dealing related offences. They will now appear at court to answer these charges.

“It shows that we will always take positive action when we receive information from the community regarding alleged illegal activities.”

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