A man was arrested and subsequently charged after suspected Class A drugs were seized following a stop and search in Watford last week.
Acting on intelligence, officers stopped a vehicle in Cassio Road at around 5.45pm on Thursday, March 2.
19 wraps of suspected cocaine were found within the vehicle and seized by officers.
The driver, who was the sole occupant of the car, was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class A drugs.
Nderim Hoxha, aged 23 and from Watford, was charged with using a motor vehicle on a road without third party insurance, driving a motor vehicle otherwise than in accordance with a licence, possession of Class B drug (cannabis), possession/control of identity documents with intent and possession with intent to supply Class A drugs (cocaine).
He appeared at Hatfield Magistrates’ Court on Saturday, March 4, where he was remanded in custody ahead of his next appearance at St Albans Crown Court on Monday, April 3.
Chief Inspector for Watford Andy Wiseman said: “Drugs and associated criminality can have a hugely detrimental impact on the local community and we are committed to doing all we can to tackle this in Watford.
“We get a lot of our intelligence regarding drugs thanks to vigilant members of the public reporting suspicious activity in their neighbourhoods, such as the cultivation of drugs or drug dealing.
“If you have any information about the supply of drugs please contact Hertfordshire Constabulary via the non-emergency number 101, report information online at herts.police.uk/report, or contact the independent crime fighting charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or submit details through their anonymous online