Essex

Further charge in Essex drug crackdown

Essex Police have charged a 26-year-old man with drug offences as part of a crackdown which has now seen a total of 28 people arrested.

The Colchester man was arrested on Saturday and later charged with supplying crack cocaine and heroin. He was released on bail.

On 5 November two women and 20 men were arrested in Essex and east London and charged with drug offences.

An additional five people have been also charged with drug offences.

Essex Police said the operation had been the biggest of its kind this year.

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