Man charged after cocaine found at house during drug raid

Norwich Magistrates Court. Picture: Denise Bradley

Norwich Magistrates Court. Picture: Denise Bradley - Credit: Archant

A man has been charged with Class A drug offences after police raided his home after a tip-off.

Abiola Akamo, of Reeve Street, in Lowestoft was charged with possession with intent to supply Class A drugs, namely cocaine, on Wednesday, January 2.

The 33-year-old's home was raided by the specialised Scorpion Drug Team after police received a tip-off drug dealing was taking place at a house in Reeve Street.

A Suffolk Police spokesman said: 'Police attended the property and following a search of the premises recovered what was described as a lump of white powder wrapped in plastic and toilet roll.'

Following the discovery Akamo was taken to Great Yarmouth police Investigation Centre for questioning a subsequently charged.

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He appeared before Norwich Magistrates' Court on Thursday, January 3, and has been remanded in custody.

Akamo will appear before Norwich Crown Court on January 31.

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