Man charged after officers seized cocaine and cannabis
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A man has been charged after officers found cocaine at a home in Uttoxeter and weapons in a vehicle parked nearby following an earlier incident that had been reported on Cheadle Road, Uttoxeter.
Mark Groombridge, 38, from Uttoxeter, has now been charged with affray, possessing a knife in a public place, possessing cocaine, possession with intent to supply cocaine and being concerned in the supply of cocaine and cannabis.
The cocaine and cannabis supply charges relate to a stop and search in November 2022 in Uttoxeter and the recovery of cocaine and analysis of a phone.
He appeared at North Staffordshire Justice Centre on Saturday (21 October) and has been remanded in custody ahead of a future appearance.
We are continuing to work with our neighbouring forces to tackle serious and organised crime as part of our Operation Target commitment.