Man charged by detectives investigating alleged Chesterfield county lines operation

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Detectives investigating an alleged county line operating in Chesterfield have charged a man with alleged drug offences.

Officers from the Serious Organised Crime Group team stopped Usman Kiani in Church Way, Chesterfield, on Thursday 26 November.

Following a search of the 33-year-old a quantity of heroin and crack cocaine was found.  

Usman Kiani, of School Board Lane, Chesterfield, was charged with one count of possession with intent to supply crack cocaine and another count of possession with intent to supply heroin.

He was remanded in police custody and appeared at Southern Derbyshire Magistrates’ Court on Friday 27 November where he was remanded to prison.

DS Simon Cartwright, from the Serious Organised Crime team in Chesterfield, said: “County lines drug dealing is an issue we take seriously in Derbyshire and the force is dedicated to making our county a safer place to live, work and visit.

“Everyday officers work tirelessly to detect and disrupt drug dealing activity and I would ask anyone with any information about drug dealing in their area to contact us.

“I understand that you may be concerned given those involved in these types of activity, however, you are able to pass information completely anonymously via Crimestoppers or by contacting the force directly using any of the methods detailed below.”

• Facebook– send us a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary
• Twitter– direct message our contact centre on @DerPolContact
• Website– complete the online contact form www.derbyshire.police.uk.
• Phone – call us on 101.
• Call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111
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