Essex

Eleven people charged with drugs offences after Essex raids

Eleven people have been charged with drugs offences following raids by Essex Police.

Ten of them, aged between 18 and 48 and from Essex and London, are due to appear at Colchester Magistrates' Court later.

Officers made the arrests on Thursday with the help of Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate.

A woman, 24, also charged with a drugs offence, was bailed and will appear before magistrates on 22 December.

A 22-year-old was released on bail pending further inquiries and two men were released without charge.

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