Three charged with county lines drugs offences following routine stop check

Three people have been charged with County Lines drugs offences following a routine stop check by officers.

Officers stop-checked a car on Stonebridge Lane, Croxteth on Monday, 30 October 2023 due to a smell of Cannabis.

The three occupants were arrested on suspicion of drugs offences and taken to a police station for further investigation.

They were subsequently charged with conspiracy to supply Class A drugs, namely Heroin and Crack Cocaine, between Merseyside and Avon and Somerset between September 29, 2023 and October 30, 2023.

Alysha Scadden aged 20, of Taunton; Jake Emptage, aged 21, of Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, and Anthony Davies, aged 31, of Huyton appeared in Liverpool Magistrates’ Court today (Wednesday, 1 November, 2023).

Emptage was remanded into custody and Davies and Scadden were given conditional bail.

They will next appear at Liverpool Crown Court on November 29 2023.

Anyone with concerns about drug dealing in their area can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, call Merseyside Police on 101 or DM @MerpolCC. 

Always contact 999 if a crime is in progress.

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