Eight charged following drugs raids in Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth

Police drug raids.

Police drug raids. - Credit: Archant � 2007

Eight people have been charged following drugs raids in Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft yesterday morning.

Officers broke down doors at several addresses in a cross-county operation.

The following have all been charged with one count of conspiracy to supply cocaine and one count of conspiracy to supply heroin:

• Dale Springer, 45, of High Street, Lowestoft

• Carl Balls, 47, of Marine Parade, Lowestoft

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• Colin Owusu-Asokwa, 25, from London

• Anthony Jones, 59, of Normanston Drive, Lowestoft

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• Steven Alexander, 34, of no fixed address, was arrested in the Marine Parade area – also charged with three counts of theft

• Paul Plumb, 41, of Nelson Road North, Great Yarmouth

• Paul Brason, 31, of Vincent Close, Cobholm

• Sarah Morris, 35, of Middlegate, Great Yarmouth

All were remanded in custody and are to appear at Great Yarmouth Magistrates Court today.

A woman in her 30s from the Lowestoft area arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to supply Class A drugs has been bailed until March 19 pending further enquiries.

A man in his 40s from Lowestoft arrested on suspicion of possessing a Class A drug was also bailed until April 23 pending enquiries.

A man in his 40s arrested during a raid at a flat in Middlegate, Great Yarmouth, faces no further action.

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