A MAN is due to appear at Chester Crown Court charged with class A drug dealing offences.

Ricky Hope, of Caithness Court, was arrested in Cooper Street in Runcorn town centre at about 11.15am on Wednesday, October 14.

He has subsequently been charged with possession with intent to supply cocaine and being concerned in the supply of the class A drug.

The charges relate to a warrant that was executed in Cooper Street on the morning of Wednesday, October 14.

Hope appeared at Warrington Magistrates’ Court, via a video link, on Thursday, October 15.

He was remanded in custody and is set to appear at Chester Crown Court on Thursday, November 12.