Man charged with drugs and firearms offences in Liverpool
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Officers charged a man with drug and firearm offences in Liverpool yesterday, Tuesday 16 March. Gavin Jones, 42, of Houlgrave Road, Kirkdale, was charged with conspiracy to supply Class A drugs, conspiracy to possess a Section 5 firearm, and converting criminal property.
Jones has been remanded in custody to appear at Wirral Magistrates Court this morning (Wednesday 17 March).
The charge is part of a national investigation into the supply of cocaine, and forms part of the Merseyside Police response to Operation Venetic: a national investigation into the use of encrypted mobile devices, commonly referred to as Encrochat.