A MAN is to go on trial after he pleaded not guilty to cocaine and cannabis trafficking charges.

Richard Haynes, 30, of Gordon Road, Blackwood, denied being concerned in the supply of the class A and class B drugs.

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At Newport Crown Court, the defendant also pleaded not guilty to acquiring, using or possessing criminal property.

Judge Jeremy Jenkins set a trial date of March 16, 2022 with a time estimate of two days.

Haynes was granted bail.