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Three charged with conspiracy to supply cocaine
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Three men have been charged in relation to an alleged conspiracy to supply large quantities of cocaine in Kent.
Early-morning raids were carried out by officers in Sheerness, Swanley and Norfolk on Tuesday 7 December 2021 as part of an investigation by detectives from the Serious and Organised Crime Unit, part of the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate.
A total of around £6,000 cash was seized along with two Rolex watches and other items linked to the sale of class A drugs including mobile phones.
The following men were arrested and have all since been charged with conspiring to supply cocaine between March and July 2020.
• Michael Shortt, 41, of London Road, Swanley;
• Wayne Denton, 35, of Palmer Way in Downham Market, Norfolk;
• Bradley O’Neil, 27, of Halfway Road, Sheerness.
Mr Shortt and Mr O’Neil have also been charged with possession of criminal property.
All three men were remanded in custody when they appeared before Medway magistrates on Wednesday 8 December. They will next appear at Maidstone Crown Court on Wednesday 5 January 2022.