Harrogate crack cocaine suspect appears in court less than 24 hours after arrest

A 19-year-old Harrogate man appeared in court on Saturday morning less than 24 hours after his arrest on suspicion of possessing crack cocaine with intent to supply.

Monday, 5th October 2020, 1:10 pm
Updated Monday, 5th October 2020, 1:14 pm

The man was arrested by North Yorkshire Police’s proactive Operation Expedite team on Cheltenham Mount in Harrogate on Friday morning (October 2). The arrest followed a short foot chase after officers suspected drug dealing was taking place

A quantity of suspected crack cocaine was also seized by officers.

The man was later charged with possessing Class A drugs with intent to supply and was remanded in custody. He appeared at York Magistrates’ Court on Saturday morning (sitting at Leeds) where the case was sent for trial on November 9.

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A Harrogate man has appeared in court for possessing Class A drugs with intent to supply.

North Yorkshire Police is urging the public to come forward with any information County Lines drug dealing and to contact the force on 101.

If you prefer not to speak to the police and wish to remain anonymous, you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.