A MAN has been charged in connection with the supply of drug and firearms in Southampton.

Police charged the man following a series of warrants at address across the city on November 17 and 18.

These included warrants at Imperial Avenue, Outer Circle, Richmond Gardens, Witts Hill, Victory Crescent and Shirley Road.

Kyle Lewis Hall, aged 26, of Anson Drive, Southampton was charged with conspiracy to supply a Class B drug.

He was released on conditional bail and is next due to appear at Southampton Crown Court on Friday 18 December.

The operation was led by officers from the Serious Organised Crime Unit with assistance from the Southampton West Neighbourhood Team.

A spokesperson said: "We are committed and doing everything we can to tackle drugs and associated crime in our city and keep our communities safe.

"If you suspect drug related activity in your area, please get in touch by calling 101. Every call you make helps us build up an intelligence picture which enables us to take action.

"Alternatively you can contact independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org/."