A REDDITCH man was remanded in custody when he appeared in court on Wednesday, November 28 charged with possession of heroin with intent to supply.

Alan Bland, aged 39, of Dolben Lane, was arrested in the town on the morning of Tuesday, November 27 following a routine stop check by police officers.

He was subsequently brought before Redditch magistrates charged with possessing 39 wraps of heroin, a Class A drug, with intent to supply.

Bland was remanded in custody to appear at Worcester Crown Court on March 4, 2013.