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Two set to appear in court after police witness ‘suspected drug deal’ in Gravesend

PUBLISHED: 08:52 16 October 2017 | UPDATED: 08:52 16 October 2017

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Both men will appear in court today

Police officers who witnessed a “suspected drug deal” in Gravesend last week have charged two men.

Officers from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate have launched an investigation after both men were arrested in the town on Friday.

Daniel Healy 30, of Coventry and Ross Everest, 39, of Mermaid Close in Gravesend will both appear at Medway Magistrates’ Court today after they were charged with conspiring to supply a Class A controlled drug.

A spokesperson from Kent Police said: “[They] were arrested after officers saw a suspected drug deal take place in Burch Road on Friday, October 13.

“A large quantity of drugs along with cash was seized following the search of a nearby car and property.”

Both men have been remanded in police custody and will appear before magistrates’ via video link.


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