A police officer and a civilian police employee have appeared in court in connection with the seizure of cocaine and ecstasy worth more than £2m. Police constable Kevin Davies, 28, based at Guildford police station, was charged on Thursday night with conspiracy to supply cocaine and ecstasy.
He was also charged with attempting to pervert the course of justice and conspiracy to pervert the course of justice, a Surrey Police spokeswoman said.
Emma Barnett, 29, a civilian worker based at Surrey Police headquarters in Guildford, was charged with conspiracy to supply cocaine and MDMA and conspiracy to pervert the course of justice.
Armed police raids
Three men, Daniel Clark, 29, Piers Ravenhill, 30, and Ben Rickwood, 27, were charged with conspiracy to supply cocaine and MDMA and conspiracy to pervert the course of justice.
A Surrey Police spokeswoman said on Friday: “All five were remanded in custody and will appear at Woking Magistrates Court this morning.”
She said all the charges related to a series of raids across west and north-west Surrey and north-east Hampshire on Wednesday night, in which hauls of cocaine, ecstasy and cannabis were recovered.
The 35 raids involved 330 officers, many of them armed.
– BBC News
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