Man charged following officer injury during illegal supply of drugs enquiry

Following our update yesterday regarding one of our officers that was injured as part of an enquiry into the illegal supply of drugs in Torfaen, an 18 year old man from the Pontypool area who was arrested yesterday has now been charged with possession with intent to supply a Class B Drug, being concerned in the supply of a Class B drug, dangerous driving, driving without insurance, driving without a licence and actual bodily harm. He will now appear in court.

The 18 year old man from Newport arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of a Class B drug and a 15 year old boy from Cwmbran arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply a controlled drug have both been released under investigation.

Many thanks for all of your well wishes and concern for our officer which are much appreciated.