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Harrogate heroin suspect in court within 24 hours of arrest

Last modified: 18 September 2020 at 11:49am

A Harrogate man is due to appear in court today following his arrest yesterday afternoon (17 September) on suspicion of drug dealing.

The 45-year-old was arrested in the Montpellier Hill area of the town at around 3.20pm by officers from North Yorkshire Police’s Operation Expedite team.

He was charged in the early hours of this morning with supplying heroin and possessing criminal property (cash suspected as being obtained through drug dealing)

He is due to appear at York Magistrates’ Court this morning (18 September)

Tackling county lines drug dealing is a priority for North Yorkshire Police, and Expedite teams work proactively to prevent and detect drug dealing and associated offences. They also work to safeguard and protect those who are vulnerable and targeted by organised crime networks.

Your information is vital in helping us to do this. To find out more about how you can help and what to look out for, visit northyorkshire.police.uk/what-we-do/tackling-crime/county-lines-drug-dealing/.

Anyone who has any information about drug dealing in their area is urged to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101. If you prefer not to speak to the police and remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.


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