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Drug supply charges have been authorised against a man after a routine vehicle stop unveiled a large sum of cash and illicit substances.
Officers on patrol stopped a vehicle in Southernhay, Basildon, on Friday 1 December after it showed as having no valid insurance.
After the stop, a search of the vehicle uncovered more than £38,000 in cash, alongside an amount of ketamine and nitrous oxide cannisters.
A man was arrested and taken into custody.
Following this arrest, warrants were executed at addresses in Brentwood and Vange, with further amounts of Class A and B drugs discovered.
Thomas Salton, 30, from Brentwood, has since been charged with possession with intent to supply a controlled drugs at Class A, B and C and possessing criminal property.
He appeared at Southend Magistrates’ Court on Monday 4 December and was remanded in custody until a hearing at Basildon Crown Court Thursday 4 January.
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