Three men charged with supplying cocaine and heroin between London and Great Yarmouth
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Police have charged three men in connection with supplying drugs between London and Great Yarmouth.
Aldenir Pinto, 24 of Warley Avenue in Dagenham, was arrested in Dagenham on Tuesday, March 28 in a joint operation by officers from Norfolk and the Metropolitan Police.
Pinto was charged with conspiracy to supply Class A crack cocaine and conspiracy to supply heroin. He has been remanded into custody and is due to appear before Snaresbrook Crown Court on Thursday, April 27.
Dilen Baran, 20 and of Waddington Street in London, was arrested after officers issued a warrant at an address in Aspley Road in Great Yarmouth on Wednesday, January 25.
He was charged with two counts of possession with intent to supply crack cocaine; two counts of possession with intent to supply heroin; conspiracy to supply crack cocaine; and conspiracy to supply heroin.
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He appeared before Thames Magistrates Court yesterday where he was remanded into custody.
Ashley Papper, 27 and of no fixed address, was arrested after officers issued a warrant at Walpole Road in Great Yarmouth on Wednesday, February 15.
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He has since been charged with conspiracy to supply crack cocaine and conspiracy to supply heroin. He has been remanded into custody and is due to appear before Thames Magistrates Court today.
The arrests and charges are part of Norfolk police's on-going Operation Gravity.
Operation Gravity was launched towards the end of last year as a direct response to the worrying rise in drug-related stabbings in the county, particularly at the urban hubs of Norwich, Great Yarmouth and King's Lynn.