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Ten people have pleaded guilty to drugs offences after they were arrested following a series of police raids on February 28.
Kent Police brought 21 people to court after a three-month investigation by the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate. A total of 26 people were arrested.
In court, ten defendants pleaded guilty to drug supply offences, ten did not enter a plea and one pleaded not guilty.
Two men were released without charge; two more were both bailed pending further enquiries and one man received a caution for the cultivation of cannabis.
Twenty-one people are due in court today following the execution of a number of drugs warrants across the Medway towns.
A total of 26 people were arrested yesterday on suspicion of drugs offences after a three-month investigation by Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate.
A total of 19 people have now been arrested during early morning raids targeting drug dealers in Medway.
Medway MP Ray Chishti joined police on the raids and welcomed the action. He stressed that operations of this kind would not be affected by financial cuts.
Police officers have carried out multiple raids across Medway. Officers targeted more than a dozen addresses. A number of people have been arrested. The operation will continue for three more days.