Six people charged as part of Shirebrook drugs operation

Several arrests were made in the town on Tuesday.

Six people have been charged with alleged drug offences after a day of action in Shirebrook, earlier this week.

The charges follow a series of warrants which were executed across the town on Tuesday 7 July, as part of an operation to tackle the supply of illegal substances in Shirebrook.

Shirebrook Safer Neighbourhood Team launched the operation alongside officers from our Tactical Crime Unit and Organised Criminal Gang Team.

The following people were arrested on suspicion of drug offences on the day and have now been charged with conspiracy to supply class A drugs.

Adam Betts, 31, of Ruddington Court, Mansfield
Brett Copestake, 37, of Swanwick Avenue, Shirebrook
Scott Copestake, 44, of Prospective Drive, Shirebrook
Thomas Carlisle, 28, and Melissa Mikosz, 30, both of Church Drive, Shirebrook
Georgia Vincent, 21, of New Scott Street, Whaley Thorns

Georgia Vincent has also been charged with converting criminal property.

Thomas Carlisle and Melissa Mikosz also face additional charges of converting criminal property and possessing criminal property.

Mr Carlisle is due to appear at Chesterfield Justice Centre on 5 August.

The remaining five people will appear on 21 October.

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