Teen denies conspiracy to supply drugs in Ipswich
- Credit: Charlotte Bond
The trial of a teenager accused of conspiracy to supply cocaine and heroin in Ipswich will take place this summer.
Before Ipswich Crown Court for a plea and trial preparation hearing via a prison video link on Thursday ( March 10) was 19-year-old Zouave Gooden of Mansted Gardens, Romford.
He pleaded not guilty to conspiracy to supply cocaine and heroin between June 1 last year and February 9 this year and possessing cannabis with intent to supply on February 9 this year.
He also denied conspiring with 21-year-old Ebony Anyanwu of London Road, Barking, to arrange travel for a youth with a view to him being exploited.
Anyanwu also denied the charge.
Their trial, which is expected to last four days, will take place during a two week warned list commencing July 11.
A further case management hearing will take place on June 9.
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The men were arrested in the Barking area by Met Police officers working as part of the Serious Crime Disruption Team.