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Cheshire businessman charged over drug dealing

Arran Coghlan
Image caption Arran Coghlan was arrested at Manchester Airport on Friday

Cheshire businessman Aaron Coghlan has been charged with conspiracy to supply cocaine after he was arrested at Manchester Airport.

Mr Coghlan, 38, from Alderley Edge, was arrested at the airport on Friday by officers from the Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA).

A spokeswoman said he was taken to a police station in Cheshire where he was questioned and later charged.

He is due to appear before magistrates in Crewe on Monday.

A SOCA spokeswoman said: "A 38-year-old man has been charged with conspiracy to supply cocaine.

"He is to appear before Crewe magistrates court.

"He was arrested on Friday at Manchester Airport by SOCA officers and taken to a police station in Cheshire, where he was quizzed by SOCA officers."

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