Four-figure cash sum seized by police in drug-dealing investigation

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Jeremy Akrofi-Daniels, 24, was arrested after a police raid - Credit: SARAH LUCY BROWN

A man from south London has been charged with drug offences following an investigation into drug-dealing in Colchester.

Jeremy Akrofi-Daniels, 24, was charged after a police raid at an address in the Crystal Palace area of London in the early hours of June 10.

They also seized items including a four-figure sum of cash and arrested a man.

The warrant was carried out by Essex Police's Operation Raptor — a specialist team tackling gangs and organised crime in the county — assisted by the Metropolitan Police.

Akrofi-Daniels, of Victoria Crescent, London SE19 was later charged with being concerned in the supply of heroin, being concerned in the supply of crack cocaine, and acquiring, using, or possessing criminal property.

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He appeared at Colchester Magistrates’ Court on June 11 and will next appear at Chelmsford Crown Court on July 9.

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