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Two people charged with drugs offences after police raids
1:08pm Sunday 3rd March 2013 in News
TWO people have been charged with drug offences following police raids in Southampton.
Officers carried out 11 warrants at nine homes and two businesses and arrested seven people on Friday, March 1.
The warrants were carried out as part of Operation Fortress, a campaign to reduce the harm of drug related violence in and around Southampton.
Ayshea Evans, 36-years-old, from Shakespeare Drive in Totton, has been charged with possession with intent to supply Class A and Class B drugs and possession of a Class B drug. She has been remanded in custody to appear at Southampton Magistrates Court on Monday, March 4.
Marc Antony Driscoll, 23-years-old, from Jackie Wigg Gardens in Totton, has been charged with possession of a Class B drug. He has been bailed to appear at Southampton Magistrates Court on Monday, March 25.
A 21-year-old woman from Totton received a caution for possession of a Class B drug.
A 43-year-old man and a 31-year-old woman both from Totton were also arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class A drugs. They have been bailed pending further enquiries until Wednesday, May 22.
A 30-year-old man from Totton was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of Class A drugs. He has been bailed pending further enquiries until Friday, April 26.
A 23-year-old man from Totton was also arrested on suspicion of possession of Class B drugs. He has been bailed pending further enquiries until Friday, April 26.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Operation Fortress team in confidence on 101 or the anonymous Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.