Two charged with Basildon drug offences

Two men have been charged in connection with an investigation into the supply of Class A drugs in Basildon.

Specialist officers from the Op Raptor South team executed two warrants in the town on Wednesday morning (January 12) and arrested three people.

Two men have now been charged.

Gavon Smith, 29, of Palmer Road, in London and Marc Dickson, 40, of Scarletts, in Basildon, are both charged with being concerned in the supply of heroin and being concerned in the supply of crack cocaine.

Both men appeared at Southend Magistrates’ Court on Thursday January 13 and denied all charges.

They are next due appear at Basildon Crown Court on February 2.

A third person, a woman from Basildon, who was arrested as part of the investigation has been issued a community resolution.

Mick Ferris

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