Men charged with firearms and drug offences

Three men are due to appear in court today (Saturday March 19) following yesterday’s series of warrants executed across the county.

Detectives from the Essex Police’s Serious Crime Directorate carried out a series of dawn raids on Friday March 18 across Basildon and Clacton.

Three men have been remanded in custody to appear at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court today, charged with the following offences:

David Glover, 34 of Hollands Walk, Basildon, has been charged with 

  • possession of a firearm – two counts
  • possession with intent to supply Class A and B drugs
  • acquire / use / possess criminal property 
  • possession of ammunition for a firearm without a certificate

Jason Fuller, 50 of The Esplanade, Frinton-on-Sea, has been charged with  

  • possession of ammunition for a firearm without a certificate
  • possession of a firearm

Andre Vella, 28 of High Road, Wormley, Broxbourne has been charged with conspiracy to possess firearms.

Two other men – aged 45 and 30 – who were arrested on suspicion of firearms offences have now been released under investigation.

Mick Ferris

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