Dagenham woman charged with dealing crack cocaine and heroin

William Drake, 27, denied all charges at Bury St Edmunds Magistrates Court yesterday. Photo:PA

William Drake, 27, denied all charges at Bury St Edmunds Magistrates Court yesterday. Photo:PA - Credit: PA Archive/Press Association Ima

A 19-year-old woman will appear in court tomorrow charged with supplying class A drugs.

Shannon Burrett, 19, of Ivyhouse Road, Dagenham, will stand before Basildon Magistrates’ Court charged with possession with intent to supply crack cocaine and possession with intent to supply heroin.

She was arrested in an alleyway in Laindon, Essex, at about 8.15pm last night, together with Jermaine Lewis-Barnes, 28, of Gilbert Street, Enfield, and has been remanded in custody.

Lewis-Barnes has been charged with possession with intent to supply crack cocaine, possession with intent to supply heroin, possession of cannabis and cannabis resin and possession of a blade in a public place.

The pair were detained by Essex Police as part of Operation Raptor, a scheme to detect and disrupt gangs travelling to the county to deal drugs and commit violence.