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Four charged after County Lines raid in Romney Marsh

Four men have been charged after police carried out a drugs raid at a caravan site.

The suspects were arrested during the raid in Romney Marsh by the police County Line and Gang Team.

Watch: Body cam footage of the raid in Romney Marsh. Video: Kent Police

The team were investigating a suspected County Line running out of London and into east Kent.

The raid in Hythe Road was carried out on Thursday, at the same time a house was searched in London.

Seven people were arrested and quantities of Class A drugs, cash, and a number of phones linked to the alleged distribution of heroin and crack cocaine were seized.

Four men have been charged with two counts of being concerned in the supply of Class A drugs.

Daniel Lewington, 29 and Anardo Iremiren, 24, both of Dorothy Evans Close, Bexleyheath; William Bridge, aged 23, from Charlton, London; and Kaseem Ibrahim, 31, of no fixed address, have all been remanded in custody.

The raid was carried out on Thursday. Photo: Kent Police
The raid was carried out on Thursday. Photo: Kent Police

Mr Lewington is also charged with possessing cannabis with intent to supply.

The group appeared before Medway Magistrates' Court on Saturday, and will next appear at Woolwich Crown Court on November 9.

Three other suspects, all women in their 20s and 30s, have been released pending further investigation.

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