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Man in court facing drug charges following police operation in Bristol

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A 27-year-old man appeared in court yesterday after being charged with drug offences.

Abdikarim Mohamoud, of Springfield Avenue, Horfield, was charged with eight offences following a policing operation in Stapleton Road, in Bristol.

He appeared at Bristol Magistrates’ Court yesterday (Tuesday 2 July) for the four counts of being in possession with intent to supply Class A drugs (two for crack cocaine and two for heroin).

He was additionally charged with one count each of the following:

  • Possession of a Class B drug (cannabis)
  • Driving while disqualified
  • Driving while uninsured
  • Being in possession of criminal property

These charges follow a proactive policing operation addressing community concerns about drug dealing in the area.

He was remanded into custody by the court to appear at Bristol Crown Court on Sunday 4 August.