Four people charged after 300 wraps of heroin and crack cocaine found in Chantry home

Ipswich Magistrates' Court. Picture: GREGG BROWN

Ipswich Magistrates' Court. Picture: GREGG BROWN - Credit: Gregg Brown

A woman and three teenagers have appeared in court charged with Class A drugs offences in Ipswich.

On September 17, officers were patrolling the Chantry estate after receiving reports of possible drug-dealing in the area.

At around 1.25pm, police had cause to enter a property in Pelican Close and found a significant quantity of Class A drugs inside, estimated to be more than 300 wraps.

The drugs as well as a large amount of cash were seized.

Four people were subsequently arrested and taken to Martlesham Police Investigation Centre for questioning.


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They have all been charged with being concerned in the supply of crack cocaine and heroin.

All four appeared before Ipswich Magistrates’ Court on September 19.

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Marquitta McKenzie, aged 32, of Pelican Close, Ipswich, was remanded in custody before a next appearance at Ipswich Crown Court on October 19.

A 16-year-old boy, of no fixed abode, was remanded into the care of the local authority and will appear before Stratford Magistrates’ Court on September 27.

A 16-year-old girl from Redbridge in north London, and a 16-year-old girl from Waltham Forest in north London, were both released on bail pending a next appearance at Stratford Magistrates’ Court on October 18.

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