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CRIME: Suspected drug dealer Leandro Silva, 19, charged in Maidstone

Monday 4th May 2020

A SUSPECTED drug dealer has been charged in Maidstone.

On February 4 2020, officers in plain clothes saw a man they suspected to be involved in the supply of drugs next to the River Medway near St Peter’s Street.

He was approached in a nearby car park and detained. Officers also seized 17 wraps of heroin and 23 wraps of cocaine from inside a parked Mercedes.

On Saturday, May 2, Leandro Silva (19) of Kennet Walk, Reading was charged with being concerned in the supply of heroin and being concerned in the supply of cocaine.

He was remanded in custody to appear before Medway Magistrates’ Court on Monday, May 4 2020.