Man remanded in prison after being charged with alleged drug and firearms offences
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A 19-year-old man has been remanded in prison after being charged with six alleged drugs and firearms off
Usman Nazir, of Great Northern Road, Derby, was arrested in Upper Dale Road, Derby on Tuesday 11 May.
Following his arrest, he was charged with six offences:
Possession of a loaded firearm and suitable ammunition in public place
Possession of a firearm without a certificate
Possession of ammunition for a firearm without a certificate
Possession with intent to supply cocaine
Possession with intent to supply cannabis
Possession of criminal property
He appeared at Southern Derbyshire Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday 12 May where he was remanded to prison and will next appear at Derby Crown Court on 9 June.
Detective Sergeant Chris Barker, form the Derby Risk Reduction Team, said: ‘’While the number of firearms offences in Derbyshire are very low the force is absolutely committed to removing potentially lethal weapons from our streets.
“If you have information about a person who may be carrying a firearm then you can contact the force in confidence – or contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously.”
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