Four charged with 'county lines' drug and modern slavery offences

Those arrested, including one from Tameside, have been charged with the movement of class A drugs and human trafficking.

The four were arrested as part of an investigation into so-called County Lines gangs, who transport drugs across police and local authority boundaries.

Ryan Wall (14/08/97) of no fixed abode has been charged with two counts of conspiracy to supply class A drugs and three counts of human trafficking. He is scheduled to appear at Tameside Magistrates Court on Thursday 21 January 2021. 

Christopher Thornton (15/04/01) of Barlow Road, Dukinfield has been charged with two counts of conspiracy to supply class A drugs and two counts of human trafficking. 

Claire Daniels (24/12/84) of no fixed abode has been charged with two counts of conspiracy to supply class A drugs and three counts of human trafficking. 

Lee Sleddon (08/06/93) of Claremont Court, Blackpool has been charged with two counts of conspiracy to supply class A drugs and one count of human trafficking.

All four are set to appear at Tameside Magistrates Court on Thursday 18 February.

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