Detectives investigating the supply and trafficking of class A drugs in and around west Kent have charged a total of 18 people with associated offences.
On Tuesday 10 and Wednesday 11 June, a total of 29 addresses in West Kent, Gravesend, Sutton and Enfield were searched by officers from Kent Police during early morning warrants.
The two-day operation came following a 12 month investigation into the supply of drugs in and around the Tunbridge Wells area.
As a result, the following people have been charged and remanded until 27 June:
The following people have been charged and released on bail:
A 49-year-old man from Edenbridge, a 26-year-old man from Tadworth, Surrey, a 43-year-old man from Whytleleafe, Surrey, a 28-year-old man from Tunbridge Wells and a 29-year-old man of no fixed abode have been bailed pending further enquiries. Another man arrested during the warrants is being investigated by the UK Border Force.