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Man charged with drugs supply offences following vehicle search

A man has been charged with drugs offences following a police search of a van in Southsea.

Officers conducted the search in Waverley Road on 6 September, and seized a quantity of suspected Class A and C drugs.

The search was conducted as part of an ongoing investigation into a burglary at a house in Peters Road, Locks Heath, between 29 August and 1 September. Foreign currency was stolen during this incident.

Daniel Thornton, aged 38, of Waverley Road in Southsea, has been charged with two counts of possession of a Class A drug with intent to supply, and one count of possession of a Class C drug with intent to supply.

He was remanded in custody to appear at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court this morning (8 September).

Enquiries remain ongoing into the burglary in Locks Heath.