Rain

Rain

max temp: 3°C

min temp: 3°C

Search

Ipswich/Essex: Four men and one woman from Ipswich area charged over Essex cannabis raids

PUBLISHED: 11:08 17 March 2014 | UPDATED: 11:09 17 March 2014

Five people from the Ipswich area will appear in court today charged with drug offences after police shut down a cannabis farm in Essex.

Five people from the Ipswich area will appear in court today charged with drug offences after police shut down a cannabis farm in Essex.

Five people from the Ipswich area will appear in court today charged with drug offences after police shut down a cannabis farm in Essex.

Some 1,500 plants were found at the disused Belvedere pub on Harding’s Elms Road in Crays Hill, Essex, on Saturday night.

Several kilogrammes of cannabis were also found in the raid when officers executed a search warrant at 7pm.

Jeremiah Dill, a 30-year-old unemployed man from Black Horse Lane in Ipswich, was charged with one count of being in possession of a Class B drug with intent to supply.

Kieven Smith, a 38-year-old unemployed man from Burrell Road in Ipswich, was charged with one count of being in possession of a Class B drug with intent to supply.

Gazmend Daci, a 26-year-old unemployed man from Wherstead Road in Ipswich, was charged with two counts of being in possession of a Class B drug with intent to supply.

Ingrida Aleknaviciute, a 27-year-old unemployed woman also from Wherstead Road in Ipswich, was also charged with two counts of being in possession of a Class B drug with intent to supply.

Michael Bridger, a 31-year-old fencer from Fishponds Lane in Holbrook, was charged with one count of being in possession of a Class B drug with intent to supply.

Edmond Koleci, a 26-year-old unemployed man from Morley Avenue in Wood Green, Essex, has been charged with one count of producing a Class B drug.

Tuan Dang, a 28-year-old unemployed man of no fixed address and 55-year-old Hong Tran, also of no fixed address, have both been charged with one count producing a Class B drug.

All eight people have been detained in police custody prior to their appearances at Basildon Magistrates’ Court today.

A brave Kesgrave teenager who lost a leg to cancer hit headlines for passing her driving test a year early but she may now face losing that independence – and her beloved car.

Jeremy Hunt has come under fire for a post he put on social media following a private visit to Ipswich Hospital.

The body of a man found near Leavenheath this afternoon is believed to be that of missing Richard Hull, police have confirmed.

A short stroll from the Cornhill can be packed with history, change and stories.

The man who spearheaded efforts to build a northern by-pass across Ipswich 25 years ago has backed new plans to build the road that are now emerging.

A man arrested in connection with an incident that saw armed police descend on Ipswich town centre last night will face no further action.

A charity chief executive has spoken of ambitions to support the overburdened NHS in the future by extending its offer for young people.

Test your knowledge on our county by taking part in our quiz.

Bosses at the Eastern Enterprise Hub and University of Suffolk hope gaming and technology students will be inspired to pursue their games ideas, after it emerged the gaming industry is one of the fastest growing locally.

A Shotley father with five drink-driving convictions has been jailed for 36 weeks after taking his mother’s car without consent and crashing it into a hedge.

Most read

Show Job Lists

Topic pages

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter
MyDate24 MyPhotos24