Man charged in connection with county lines drug dealing in Weston

A recent poll by Avon and Somerset Police showed 40 per cent of people want officers to enforce more coronavirus restrictions.

A recent poll by Avon and Somerset Police showed 40 per cent of people want officers to enforce more coronavirus restrictions. - Credit: Archant

A man has been arrested and charged in connection with county lines drug dealing in Weston. 

Officers from Operation Remedy have arrested and charged a man on suspicion of being involved in county lines activity and the supply of class A drugs in the town.   

Emad El Haddad, aged 21, of Gloucester Road in London, was charged with two counts of being concerned in the supply of class A drugs, and one count of human trafficking under section two of the modern slavery act. 

El Haddad appeared at Taunton Magistrates’ Court on January 16 and has been remanded in custody until his next court hearing on February 19 at Taunton Crown Court.

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