A 42-year-old man from Wotton has been charged with drug dealing offences after a police operation. 

The man has been charged with possessing cocaine, a Class A drug, with intent to supply and a similar offence for cannabis, a Class B drug.

Both offences are alleged to have taken place in Berkeley.

He is due to appear at Cheltenham Magistrates’ Court on October 6.

The charges are the result of an investigation conducted by neighbourhood policing officers based at Dursley Police Station.

Sergeant Garrett Gloyn said in a community alert: “We will be able to provide further information at the conclusion of the case.

"We encourage anyone with information about drug misuse or supply to report their suspicions via our website or anonymously via Crimestoppers.”