Eight charged in drugs probe

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Eight people have been charged in connection with an investigation into the alleged supply of drugs.

Several were arrested on Tuesday in a series of raids at addresses in Preston and Merseyside.

Anthony Watkins, 28, of no fixed address; Matthew Botham, 19, of no fixed address; Daniel McGuiness, 25, of no fixed address; Mark Watkins, 23, of Waldon Street, Preston; Kasib Hussain, 35, of Burrow Road, Preston; Michael Dineley, 27, of Ellerman Road, Liverpool; David Mochrie, 38, of West Road, Prenton, Liverpool and Stephen Foster, 27, of Upchurch Close, Liverpool are all charged with Conspiracy to Supply a Class A Drug, cocaine.

All the men are due to appear before Preston Magistrates’ Court on Thursday.