Three men charged with drugs offences after bank holiday patrols

Three men have been charged with drug offences as a result of proactive patrols by officers from the Southern Impact Team over the bank holiday weekend.

Wednesday, 29th May 2019, 10:51 am
Updated Wednesday, 29th May 2019, 11:51 am

Officers were out in Huntingdon on Sunday when they searched and arrested two men on suspicion of drug offences just after midday. They have both now been charged.

Quasim Abbas, 32, of Bradshaw Close, Huntingdon and Arnold Pilgrim, 36, of Elm Close, Huntingdon – have both been charged with possessing criminal property and two counts of possessing Class A drugs with intent to supply.

Igor Pereira, 35, of no fixed address, has been charged with two counts of possessing Class A drugs with intent to supply.

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All three men appeared at Cambridge Magistrates’ Court yesterday morning (Tuesday, May 28) for their first hearings and have been released on conditional bail. A further hearing at Cambridge Crown Court is yet to be set.

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