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CHARGED: Aylesford man Jannai Johnson accused of smack and crack drug deals

Wednesday 8th June 2022

AN Aylesford man has been charged as part of Kent Police's crackdown on alleged 'county lines' drug dealing.
Jannai Johnson, 25, of Albion Drive, Aylesford, was charged with being concerned in supplying crack cocaine and heroin and possessing both drugs with intent to supply.
It follows an investigation into the alleged 'Ritchie' line in Aylesford and Ramsgate.
County-wide in May, the force made 18 arrests, secured 18 charges, recovered 10 weapons and seized around £35,000 in suspected criminal cash as part of their ongoing work.
Detective Chief Inspector Matthew Talboys, of the County Lines and Gangs Team, said: 'Kent Police knows that the people involved in county lines networks are all too often the same people involved in violent and acquisitive crime around Kent.
'For that reason, and to spare users and their families the misery such drugs bring with them, we are determined to disrupt county lines groups at every opportunity and arrest and charge their members.
'The case of Courtney Cann shows the detailed investigative work that goes into bringing charges against drug dealers with the aim of securing jail terms which take them off the streets of Kent.'