BREAKING: Four men and a woman in court in connection with Preston drugs haul alleged to be worth £30k

Five people have appeared before a court after cocaine and heroin alleged to be worth around £30,000 were found at a house in Penwortham.

Tuesday, 22nd May 2018, 1:02 pm
Updated Tuesday, 22nd May 2018, 1:06 pm
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Police say they discovered a large quantity of drugs at an address on Cinnamon Court in Penwortham on Saturday, May 19.

Akil Knight, 25, of Charnock Street, Preston, Jordan Murray, 24, of Cinnamon Court, Penwortham, Jade Hiles, 27, also of Cinnamon Court, Penwortham, Daniel Dinning, 30, of Eversleigh Street, Preston, and Carl Hayes, 28, of no fixed address appeared before Preston Magistrates' Court.

All are accused of two counts of possession of a class A drug with intent to supply, one of being concerned in the supply of crack cocaine and one of being concerned in the supply of heroin.

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Knight and Hayes have been bailed by the bench.

Hiles, Dinning and Murray were remanded into custody.

The court deemed its powers insufficient to deal with such a serious case and committed the proceedings to Preston Crown Court, where all five will next appear on June 19.