A 19-year-old man has been charged with a number of offences following a drugs raid in Ellesmere Port.

On Friday, April 9, officers executed a warrant at an address on Richmond Court where they recovered a quantity of cannabis and cocaine.

A weapon was also recovered from a car which was parked outside the property.

Two local men, aged 19 and 32, were arrested at the address in connection with the discovery.

19-year-old Kyle Arathoon, of Richmond Court, Ellesmere Port, has since been charged with possession of a weapon, possession of criminal property, possession with intent to supply class A drugs (cocaine) and possession with intent to supply class B drugs (cannabis).

Arathoon appeared at Warrington Magistrates Court on Saturday, April 10, where he was remanded in custody.

He is next due to appear at Chester Crown Court on Monday, May 10.

The 32-year-old man has been released on conditional bail pending further enquiries.