A 22-year-old from Thamesmead has been charged with dealing crack cocaine and heroin in Kent as part of a suspected county lines network.

Joshua Jackson was arrested with three others on suspicion of drug offences, when police stopped a car in Herne Bay on September 8.

He has since been charged with being concerned in the supply of crack cocaine and heroin, and supplying both drugs between August 26 and September 9 this year.

Jackson, of Pitfield Crescent, appeared before Folkestone Magistrates' Court on September 10 and was remanded in custody to appear before Canterbury Crown Court on a date to be arranged.

A 23-year-old man and a 22-year-old woman, both from south east London, and a 31-year-old woman from Herne Bay have been released under investigation while enquiries continue

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