Man charged with drug offences in Lowestoft

Police Officers. Picture: Ian Burt

Police Officers. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: IAN BURT

A 26-year-old Lowestoft man has been remanded in custody after being charged with drugs offences.

The east Scorpion team, based in the town, carried out a warrant at a property in Park Road in the town on Friday, October 16.

They seized a quantity of wraps and a bag of white powder, believed to contain Ketamine, a class B drug, cash, mobile phones and a quantity of cannabis.

Nicky Bates, of Park Road, was arrested a short time later and taken into custody where he was interviewed in connection with the finds.

He was bailed until November 27 and when he answered bail on Friday he was charged with possession of Ketamine with intent to supply and possession of cannabis.

Mr Bates appeared before Norwich Magistrates Court on Saturday, November 28, where he was remanded in custody ahead of his next appearance, scheduled for Ipswich Crown Court on Friday, December 11.