A MAN has been charged after a significant amount of drugs was discovered after police routine stop took place.

Essex Police performed a routine stop on the M11 on Thursday, March 31 at about 10.40pm.

When the vehicle was searched, officers discovered a large quantity what is believed to be Class A drugs.

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Kieran Grant, 40, of Hartington Road, Southend, has subsequently been charged with possession with intent to supply Class A drugs and driving with no insurance.

He was due to appear at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court on Saturday, April 2.