A 20-year-old man and a 44-year-old woman have been arrested and charged with drug crimes in Aylesbury.

The arrests were made as part of the Aylesbury Stronghold programme, which is an operation to try and reduce crime in the area.

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The arrests happened at around 2pm on Tuesday, January 26, with officers forcing entry into a property within the town.

Once they had entered the address, officers discovered 'a substantial quantity of drugs and criminal property (cash)’.

It is the second time this year that arrests have been made as part of the Aylesbury Stronghold operation 

The man was arrested and charged with possession with the intent to supply crack cocaine and possessing/acquiring/using criminal property.

The woman, who was also arrested, was charged with concerned in the supply of crack cocaine and possessing a controlled drug of Class B - Cannabis.

They will appear in court today [Wednesday, January 27].

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A third individual, a 48-year-old male from Aylesbury, who was also arrested at the time, has been released on bail pending further enquiries.

For more information on the Aylesbury Stronghold, click here.