Three Charged After Drug Raids

Three people have been charged following the third phase of Operation Raft.

Six raids were carried out in Portsmouth on Tuesday 5 March after policed received information about the supply of illegal drugs and serious crime.
 
John Vella, 49-years-old, from Foster Road in Portsmouth has been charged with three offences of supplying a Class A drug.
 
David Scouarnec, 30-years-old, from Seymour Close in Portsmouth has been charged with theft and three offences of receiving stolen goods.
 
Neil McAvery, 38, from Waverley Road in Southsea has been charged with burglary dwelling, theft, two offences of receiving stolen goods, supply of a Class A drug and being concerned in the production of a Class B drug.
 
They will appear at Portsmouth Magistrates Court today (Wednesday 6 March).
 
A 39-year-old man from Portsmouth was arrested on suspicion of supply of a Class A drug, handling stolen goods, theft and selling an imitation firearm. He has been bailed pending further enquiries until Thursday 4 April.
 
Two men aged 33 and 48, both from Portsmouth, were arrested on suspicion of burglary dwelling and handling stolen goods. They have been released with no further action.

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