UPDATED 16:37*
POLICE have raided a house in Freshwater, arresting a man on suspicion of possession of a firearm and Class A drug offences.
The 29-year-old, from Birmingham, was arrested after officers swooped on an address in Hooke Hill, Freshwater, yesterday (Wednesday).
A police spokesman said the man was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of cocaine, possession with intent to supply a Class A drug and possession of a firearm and remains in custody.
*Police said they had now charged Robert Stephen Hughes. He has been remanded in custody and will appear at Isle of Wight Magistrates Court tomorrow (Friday).