Man on drugs charges to stand trial

PUBLISHED: 15:48 23 September 2019 | UPDATED: 19:13 23 September 2019

Ipswich Crown Court. Picture: ARCHANT

Ipswich Crown Court. Picture: ARCHANT

The trial of an Ipswich man accused of being involved in drug dealing in the town is expected to get underway tomorrow.

Before Ipswich Crown Court is D'arro O'Connor, 20, of Parnell Road, Ipswich, who has pleaded not guilty to conspiring to supply crack cocaine with others between July 7 last year and March 27 this year.

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He has also denied conspiring with others to supply heroin between the same dates.

Judge Emma Peters empanelled a jury today and sent them away until Tuesday September 24 when prosecuting counsel, Andrew Jackson, will outline the prosecution case to the jury.

The court heard that Brandon Alford, 21, of St John's Road, Ipswich, Jordan Keeble, 20, of Fife Road, Ipswich, Afjal Miah, 19, of Allenby Road, Ipswich, Morgan Peake, 18, of Norman's Close, Bramford and a 17-year-old youth who cannot be identified because of his age, had all pleaded guilty to offences connected to the drug dealing.

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