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Man denies drug-dealing after Christchurch Park stop and search

PUBLISHED: 14:55 27 August 2020

Karl Bones has denied drug-dealing after being stopped and searched in Christchurch Park, Ipswich. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Karl Bones has denied drug-dealing after being stopped and searched in Christchurch Park, Ipswich. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Sarah Lucy Brown

The trial of a 32-year-old man who was charged with drug offences after he was stopped and searched in Christchurch Park, Ipswich, is expected to take place in December.

Before Ipswich Crown Court on Thursday (August 27) for a plea and directions hearing via a prison video link was Karl Bones, of no fixed address.

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He pleaded not guilty to possessing heroin and crack cocaine with intent to supply.

Bones was stopped and searched in Christchurch Park on the evening of Tuesday, July 28 and taken to Martlesham Police Investigation Centre for questioning.

His trial, which is expected to last two days, is expected to take place during a two week warned list commencing December 7.


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