Four people charged following a multi-million pound drug seizure in Cheshire | Knutsford Times

Four people charged following a multi-million pound drug seizure in Cheshire

By on September 8, 2018

NEW UPDATE: Dean Brettle, 36, Andrew Daniels, 40, and Clare Smith, 35, are set to be tried at Chester Crown Court on 28 January 2019. The court venue may change.

Jamie Simpson, 30, has pleaded guilty to conspiring to supply class A drugs. He will be sentenced following the conclusion of the trial.

A 46 year-old man from Orpington was arrested in Kent on Wednesday 29 August by Cheshire Police in connection with the multi-million pound drugs seizure.

He has since been released pending further enquiries.

Officers from Cheshire Police discovered a quantity of class A drugs with a street value of approximately £20 million in two vehicles stopped on the M6 in August.

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