Crayford man eighth to be charged over Surrey cocaine bust

A 22-year-old from Crayford has become the eight person to be charged by police after cocaine with an estimated street value of £1 million was seized in Chessington.

Ten kilograms of the Class A substance was found inside a vehicle stopped by Kent Police in the Chessington area of Surrey on July 30, 2020.

By September, seven men (listed below) had been charged with conspiring to supply a Class A substance.

Billy Wray, of Ridge Way, Crayford in Bexley, was arrested at Luton Airport on October 7 as part of continuing enquiries.

The 22-year-old has since been charged with conspiring to supply cocaine and has been remanded in custody to appear at Medway Magistrates’ Court on 8 October.

The other seven suspects are:

  • Tony Curant, 29, of London Road, Swanley;
  • Daniel Hawksbee, 37, of Ashen Drive, Dartford;
  • Ivan Mpaka, 32, of Meadow View Road, Sydenham;
  • Mark Lazarus, 55, of Nightingale Vale, Woolwich;
  • Colin Mugalu, 39, of Havelock Road, Greenhithe;
  • Simon Kambagu, 32, of Sun Court, Erith;
  • Robbie Dunn, 25, of Hilltop Gardens, Dartford.

Mugalu, Mpaka, Kambagu and Dunn have all been remanded in custody, ahead of an appearance at Woolwich Crown Court on a date to be determined.

The other defendants have been released on bail and will appear at the same future court hearing.

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