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Weapons and drugs seized after car searched in Tunbridge Wells

Weapons And Drugs Seized After Car Searched In Tunbridge Wells
Weapons And Drugs Seized After Car Searched In Tunbridge Wells

Weapons, drugs and cash have been seized after a motorist was searched and arrested in Tunbridge Wells.

On Tuesday 7 January 2020 officers from the Tunbridge Wells Community Policing Team were in the London Road area, when they noticed what appeared to be an extendable baton in a parked car. A search of the vehicle and driver were carried out leading to the seizure of the baton, as well as quantities of suspected cocaine.

A nearby premises linked to the suspect was then also searched where further quantities of drugs were recovered, as well as almost £2,000 in cash and a lock knife.

Sadri Gega, aged 53, of no fixed address was arrested and later charged with possession with intent to supply cocaine, possession of an offensive weapon in a public place, possession of criminal property (namely the money seized) and possession of an identity document with intent.

He appeared before Medway Magistrates’ Court on 8 January, where he was remanded in custody. His next hearing will be at Maidstone Crown Court on 5 February.