A suspected county line drug dealer from Swanley has been arrested on the Isle of Sheppey.

On Tuesday 17 January 2023, officers in plain clothes were on patrol in Sheerness when they saw a man sitting in a car they suspected was involved in the supply of class A drugs.

The vehicle was stopped outside an address in Queenborough and the constables arrested a man who got out of the passenger seat.

They also seized a dismantled mobile phone from the car and £495 in cash. At the police station a bag of cocaine, some cannabis and a phone SIM card were also recovered.

Investigators from Kent Police’s County Lines and Gangs Team later charged a man from Swanley, with being concerned in the supply of cocaine, being concerned in the supply of heroin, possession of cocaine, possession of cannabis and possessing criminal property (namely the seized cash).

The man, aged 23, appeared before Medway Magistrates’ Court where he was remanded to a hearing at Maidstone Crown Court on 16 February.

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By Ed

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