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​Man charged as part of joint County Lines investigation

News   •   Feb 12, 2021 16:42 GMT

A man has been charged as part of a proactive investigation into a County Line being run from South London to Winchester.

Theo Beckford, 21, of Streatham Vale, Lambeth was charged with being concerned in the supply of crack cocaine and heroin on Friday, 12 February.

He was arrested following warrants executed by officers from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command, Operation Orochi, supported by Op Monument officers from Hampshire Constabulary on Thursday, 11 February.

He appeared at Basingstoke Magistrates' Court on Friday, 12 February and has been remanded into custody.

He is next due to appear at Winchester Crown Court on Wednesday, 17 March.