Men charged and named after drugs and machete found in crashed stolen car

Two men have been charged with a string of offences after a police chase ended in a crash.

Cops followed a stolen Ford Fiesta from the Newhey area of Rochdale to Shaw in Oldham, before it crashed on Dunwood Park Court, at around 2pm on Monday afternoon (November 8).

Inside, officers found packages containing what is believed to be heroin and cocaine, along with a machete.

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A key to another suspected stolen vehicle was also found.

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Bradley Jones, 22, of Beaconsfield Road, Rochdale, has been charged with handling stolen property, possession of an offensive weapon, possession with intent to supply Class A drugs, driving whilst disqualified, driving with no insurance, and failing to stop when requested.

Darien Kenworthy, 24, of no fixed abode, has been charged with two counts of handling stolen property, possession of an offensive weapon, and possession with intent to supply Class A drugs.

Both men have been remanded in custody, to appear at Manchester and Salford Magistrates Court this morning (November 10).

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Manchester Evening News – Oldham