THREE Helsby men have been charged with the importation of illegal drugs following dawn raids by police at homes in the area.
A total of 10 people were arrested following a series of dawn raids across Cheshire, North Wales and Shropshire.
The eight men and two women were all arrested, yesterday, Thursday 18 February after a series of warrants were executed at 10 addresses in Chester, Whitchurch, Saltney, Frodsham and Tarporley.
They have been charged with conspiracy to supply Class B drugs, evading a prohibition on the importation of a Class B drug and money laundering offences.
Below are the details of the 10 defendants:
Jordan Mehta, 36, of Shrewsbury Street, Prees, near Whitchurch
Jessica Bowater, 25, of Shrewsbury Street, Prees, near Whitchurch
Jason Bowater, 25, of Geenfield Park, Saltney
Ben Pearce, 27, of Kings Drive, Helsby
Daniel Hewitt, 37, of Elm Close, Tarporley
Joshua Jones, 25, of Bakers Court, Steam Mill Street, Chester
Jonathon Williams, 28, of Hornsmill Way, Helsby
Sean Upton, 25, of no fixed abode
Melanie Fell, 61, of Cavendish Mews, Hough Green, Chester
Gary Pennington, 43, of Robin Hood Lane, Helsby
All 10 have been conditionally bailed to appear at Chester Magistrates’ Court on Friday 19 March.