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

PUBLISHED: 23:38 20 September 2017 | UPDATED: 09:58 21 September 2017

Ipswich Magistrates' Court. Picture: GREGG BROWN

Ipswich Magistrates' Court. Picture: 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.

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.

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

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