A man has been charged with drug possession after officers carried out a stop and search in Welwyn Garden City.

Officers from the Operation Scorpion team stopped a cyclist in Ludwick Way at around 11am on Wednesday, November 1.

A search resulted in the seizure 62 wraps of suspected crack and 26 wraps of suspected heroin, along with a large quantity of cash.

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You can report information online at herts.police.uk/report, via online web chat at herts.police.uk/contact, or by calling the non-emergency number 101.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.

Welwyn Hatfield Times: Louis Okai has been remanded into custody.Louis Okai has been remanded into custody. (Image: Herts police)

Louis Okai, 41, has been charged with possession of a class A drug with intent to supply. He has been remanded in custody.

"Operation Scorpion is a proactive unit, largely plain-clothed who are there to tackle a variety of acquisitive crime, including drug dealing," said Detective Inspector Bianca Broadbent.

"Thanks to the tenacity of our Welwyn Hatfield team, a large quantity of class A drugs are now off our streets. Hopefully this news is reassuring to residents."