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Man jailed for drug offences

George Bevan has been jailed for drug offences Credit: Kent Police

A Kent man has been jailed for three years for possessing drugs.

George Alan Frederick Bevan, 22, of Overy Street, Dartford, was arrested after Kent Police officers searched his home address.

They found quantities of cannabis and Ecstacy in the form of MDMA powder.

He admitted possessing cannabis and party drug MDMA with intent to supply.

Investigating officer Detective Constable Angela Costin of Kent Police said: "We will not tolerate drug dealing and this case should serve as an example to other Kent residents who believe they can get away with it."

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Women face drug smuggling charge

Two women have been charged with attempting to smuggle drugs worth around £350,000 into the UK via Gatwick Airport.

Michelle Gordon, 39, of Barrow Close, Walsall, and Katherine Hodges-Smith, 17, of Cofton Road, Birmingham, were arrested by Border Force officers at the airport's south terminal.

The pair were bailed after being arrested and today charged with attempting to import a class A drug.

They have been re-bailed and are due to appear before Solihull Magistrates' Court on August 16.

Four Kent drug dealers jailed

Four drug dealers from Kent jailed Credit: Kent Police

Four drug dealers from Kent have been jailed for a total of 25 years after pleading guilty to being involved in supplying cocaine.

From left to right - Richard Hampson, 31 from Tunbridge Wells and Billy Smith, 29 from Sevenoaks were jailed for six years each, Daniel Burrell, 22 from Meopham was sentenced to five years and his father Mark Burrell, 51 from Sevenoaks was jailed for eight years.

The four were sentenced at Maidstone Crown Court for being involved in supplying the drug between October 2011 and January this year.