Police swoop in on cab "in suspicious circumstances" to arrest cocaine dealing passenger in Brighton

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A man has been charged after proactive policing work led to a large quantity of cash and drugs being discovered.

Officers from the Brighton Tactical Enforcement Unit (TEU) became aware of a taxi in suspicious circumstances in Upper North Street, Brighton, around 6pm on Monday 17 August.

The passenger was searched, and found to be in possession of approximately £700 in cash and approximately 30 wraps of suspected Class A drugs.

Aldo Topjana, 21, of no fixed address, was arrested and charged with possession with intent to supply cocaine.

He has been remanded in custody to appear before Brighton Magistrates’ Court today (Wednesday 19 August).

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