Drug case charges

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A MAN was due to appear in court today charged with drug offences.

Anthony Laybourne, 29, of Fairmead Way, South Hylton, Sunderland, has been charged with possessing a drug with intent to supply.

The drugs were discovered following a search at a metal storage container in an industrial unit in Barmston, Washington, on Friday, July 26.

Inside the unit, officers discovered a number of kilos of what was believed to be either amphetamine or cocaine, or a mixture of the two.