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Man charged with offences after drugs and cash seized in Brighton

News   •   Apr 18, 2019 14:50 BST

A man has been charged with possession to intent to supply class A and B drugs and money laundering after police seized drugs and cash worth more £130,000 in Brighton.

Detectives from the city's Community Investigation Team (CIT) assisted by new police officer recruits from the dedicated tutor team carried out the warrant in Kings Road on Wednesday morning (17 April). They seized a significant quantity of class A and class B drugs including cannabis, cannabis skunk and suspected cocaine as well as a haul of cash.

Petros Kondopoulos, 32, of Kings Road, Brighton, was charged with three counts of possession with intent to supply cocaine, cannabis and ketamine, two counts of supplying cocaine and money laundering. He was due to appear before Brighton Magistrates' Court on Thursday (18 April).

A 24-year-old woman who was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of cocaine and cannabis has been released under investigation until 18 May.

Author: Michelle Tugwell
Ref: SXP54533/2019