Two men after been remanded into custody after they appeared before Magistrates charged with possession of class ‘A’ drugs with intent to supply and dangerous driving.
Asim Khan (23) of no fixed address and Lee Fullalove (19) from Fagley Road, Bradford, both appeared before Leeds Magistrates Court yesterday (10th March)
Khan was charged with seriously injuring a police officer through dangerous driving and offences of driving without insurance and driving without a licence.
They were remanded in custody to next appear before Leeds Crown Court in April.
Both were arrested following an incident on Great George Street on Monday 8th March, in which roads policing officers stopped a vehicle on suspicion of it being involved in drugs supply offences.
The vehicle struck a police officer who was taken to hospital by ambulance with a broken leg.
Two other men, aged 47 and 39, were also arrested in connection with the incident and have been released under investigation.
The arrests formed part of a joint operation between the City and North West Neighbourhood and the specialist Police Intercept teams tackling street dealing in the centre of Wakefield.
Enquiries remain ongoing by Wakefield District CID.
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