Seven charged following operation to disrupt drug dealing
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Seven people have been charged with drug supply offences following a series of warrants across 12 addresses in Surrey, Hampshire, Buckinghamshire, and Berkshire on Wednesday (6 October).
All seven have been charged with conspiracy to supply class A drugs and appeared at Guildford Magistrates’ Court on Thursday (7 October) and Friday (8 October). They include:
- Louis Kamara, 31, of The Grove, Farnborough - he has been remanded in custody to appear at Guildford Crown Court on 4 November;
- Sam Jacobs, 28, of The Croft, Ash Green, Ash – he has been remanded in custody to appear at Guildford Crown Court on 4 November;
- Liam Lake, 29, of East Street, Farnham – he has pleaded guilty and has been remanded in custody until 4 November when he will appear at Guildford Crown Court for sentencing;
- Josh Lake, 26, of Pool Road, Aldershot – he has been remanded in custody to appear at Guildford Crown Court on 4 November;
- Scott Paul Norris, 32, of Campbell Fields, Aldershot - he has been remanded in custody to appear at Guildford Crown Court on 4 November;
- Leroy Wigmore, 33, of Hornhatch, Chilworth - he has been remanded in custody to appear at Guildford Crown Court on 4 November;
- Bryony West, 27, of Balmoral Road, Ash Vale – she has been released on conditional bail to appear at Guildford Crown Court on 8 November
A further five people were also arrested on suspicion of drug offences and have been released under investigation pending further enquiries.
Senior Investigating Officer, Temporary Detective Inspector Lee Hazell, said: “Following last week’s operation, seven people have now been charged with drugs related offences. We will continue to keep Surrey safe by disrupting the supply of drugs into the county. I would encourage anyone that has any information about suspected drug dealing in their area to contact us.”
If you are concerned about drug dealing in your area, contact us on 101 or via the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. In an emergency, always dial 999.
What are the signs of potential drug dealing?
- Lots of visitors, who don't stay very long, arriving at all times of the day and night
- People waiting in cars outside particular properties exchanging small packets or cash
- Lots of visitors bringing items such as TVs or bikes but leaving empty handed
- Lone/vulnerable neighbours suddenly having groups of young men living at their address
What we want to know:
- Time, date and place
- Vehicle registrations and the make, model and colour
- Descriptions of people and details of what they were doing