Men charged with conspiracy to supply cocaine


Three men have been charged with conspiracy to supply cocaine and other drug-related matters, following advice from the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS).

Hertfordshire Constabulary were advised by the CPS Thames and Chiltern daytime charging unit to charge Russell Williams (44), from Haringey, Gary Brace ((52) from Roydon, Essex, and Clinton Brown (50) from Wood Green, London. They were duly charged the same day, 24 February.

All three men were charged with conspiracy to supply cocaine; In addition, Brace was charged with possessing criminal property, possessing an implement for making counterfeit coins and possessing cannabis. Brown was also charged with two counts of possessing a stun gun, possessing cocaine with intent to supply and possessing cannabis.

CPS charging lawyer, Mark Moorcraft, said: 'I can confirm that I have advised police to charge Mr Williams, Mr Brace and Mr Brown with drugs and drugs-related offences after police seized more than I kilo of cocaine, with a street value of around £50,000, together with a large amount of cash and two stun guns, on 23 February.

'The three defendants appeared at Stevenage magistrates' court on 25 February, and have been remanded in custody. The next plea hearing is due to take place on 3 May at St Albans Crown Court.'