Seven arrested following drug searches

SEVEN people have been arrested in connection with an investigation into the supply of class A drugs in Ipswich.

SEVEN people have been arrested in connection with an investigation into the supply of class A drugs in Ipswich.

The five men and two women were arrested after officers from the Ipswich Area Support Team and Suffolk Police headquarters seized hundreds of wraps of class A drugs, with an estimated street value of £15,000, as well as £6,000 cash during searches at addresses in Colchester.

The teams travelled to Colchester on Monday to execute a warrant at properties in Eight Acre Lane and Holman Crescent.

Two men - 26-year-old Paul Simmonds, of Eight Acre Lane in Colchester and 43-year-old Simon Mamo, of Adams Place in Kesgrave - have both been charged with conspiracy to supply the class A drugs heroin and crack cocaine. They were due to appear at Ipswich Magistrates Court this morning.


You may also want to watch:


Five others - a 30-year-old woman from London, a 37-year-old woman from Ipswich, a 35-year-old man from Ipswich, a 29-year-old man from London and a 15-year-old boy from London - have been bailed to return to Ipswich Police Station on July 18.

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter