A MAN has been charged with drug offences after being stopped and searched by police.

The incident took place on Denzil Avenue, Southampton at around 11.30am yesterday.

Jaspreet Khunkhun, 19, of Parsonage Road, Southampton, was charged with two counts of possession with intent to supply a class A drug and one of possession of a class B drug.

Khunkhun appeared at Southampton Magistrates' Court this morning.

He has been remanded to appear at Southampton Crown Court on November 13.

A Hampshire Constabulary spokesperson said: "We continue to ask anyone who suspects drug related activity to be happening in their neighbourhood to contact us.

"Every call you make to us helps us build up an intelligence picture which enables us to take action.

"Call 101, or call Crimestoppers and leave information anonymously on 0800 555 111."