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Four paws lead to two charges

Two men have been charged with Class A drug offences after being sniffed out by Police Dog Frankie.

Frankie the drug detection dog and his handler, Sergeant Tom Richardson, were called to Belton in Grantham on 12 March after a vehicle had been stopped by the police. The silver Peugeot 307 was stopped as part of an intelligence-led operation into county lines at 11.30am and two men were arrested.

The drug-busting duo carried out searches in a property in Grantham Road and an adjacent field and found a significant quantity of Class A drugs – over 100 wraps were retrieved. Mobile phones and over £600 were also seized.

Isaac Marshall (20) of Ladbroke Grove, London and Richie Aniakor-Scarborough (23) of Hewer Street, London were arrested and later charged and remanded into custody. Both will appear at Lincoln Crown Court on 14 April.

Both were charged with possession with intent to supply Class A drugs and possessing criminal property (cash).

Reference: Incident 129 of 12/3/2020

25 Mar 20 9:28 AM

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