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Drugs charge: Barrowford man remanded in custody

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A Barrowford man charged in connection with drugs offences and money laundering has been remanded in custody to appear at Preston Crown Court on February 11th.

Darren Bowling (47), of Colne Road, was one of four men arrested by police in a series of raids on Wednesday.

He is charged with conspiracy to supply a class A drug (cocaine), conspiracy to supply a class B drug (cannabis) between, two charges of concealment of criminal property and possession of criminal property.

The other men in court were:

Stephen Barton (42) , of Brandy House Brow, Blackburn, who is charged with conspiracy to supply a class A drug (cocaine), transferring criminal property, possession of criminal property and the cultivation of cannabis.

Paul Bell (48), of Massie Street, Cheadle, who is charged with conspiracy to supply a class A drug (cocaine) and conspiracy to supply a class B drug (cannabis).

And Robert Wright (49), of Bankfield Road, Sale, who is charged with conspiracy to supply a class A drug (cocaine) and possession with intent to supply a class A drug (cocaine).

The raids were carried out by officers from Lancashire Constabulary’s Serious and Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) at a number of addresses and business premises in Barrowford, Blackburn, Burnley, Hapton, Cheadle and Sale.

 
 
 

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